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  • Celebrating Our Incredible Pro Bono Attorneys

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    October 28th, 2022

    Tahirih relies heavily on our Pro Bono Network of attorneys who generously share their time and expertise to help survivors find justice and safety. Nearly all of Tahirih’s clients live […]

  • Immigrant Heritage at Tahirih

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    October 28th, 2022

    On October 28, we recognize National Immigrants Day in the United States. At Tahirih, 29% of our staff staff identify as immigrants, 49% have immigrant parents, and 17 different languages […]

  • New Report: Survivors Seeking Asylum are Exposed to More Violence at the Border

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    October 11th, 2022

    Everyone deserves to live a life free from violence. That’s why at Tahirih, we believe that people seeking safety in the U.S. should be met with an asylum system that understands the trauma they have endured, instead of exposing them to more harm.

    Unfortunately, that is not the case for survivors of gender-based violence who arrive at the southern border seeking protection here in the United States.

    A new report by the Tahirih Justice Center and Oxfam America reveals how common it is for people seeking asylum to experience gender-based violence in Mexico while waiting to access the asylum process in the U.S.

  • U.S. Asylum Deterrence Policies Increase Risk of Gender-Based Violence

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    October 11th, 2022

    A new report by Oxfam America and the Tahirih Justice Center documents how common it is for migrants seeking asylum to experience gender-based violence in Mexico while waiting to access the asylum process in the U.S.

    In Surviving Deterrence: How U.S. Asylum Deterrence Policies Normalize Gender-Based Violence, Oxfam America and Tahirih explain how U.S. asylum deterrence policies, such as border closures and expulsions, exacerbate conditions that cause gender-based violence to proliferate at the southern border. The report further asserts that survivors who do manage to apply for asylum face an inequitable and re-traumatizing process on a systemic level.

  • ¿Cómo afectarán los casos Garland v. Aleman Gonzalez y Garland v. Patel a los inmigrantes?

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    September 22nd, 2022

    Rachel Sheridan, Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel spoke with City Limits reporter Daniel Parra and El Diario NY report Jesus Garcia about two recent SCOTUS decisions that will negatively impact immigrants seeking legal status in the U.S.

  • ANALYSIS: New Public Charge Rule is Welcome Improvement for Immigrant Survivors

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    September 16th, 2022

    On Thursday, September 8, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new rule on the public charge ground of inadmissibility.

  • Miles de inmigrantes están en riesgo tras decisiones de la Corte Suprema

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    September 9th, 2022

     Tahirih’s Senior Litigation Counsel, Richard Caldarone, spoke to La Opinion reporter Jesus Garcia, about two recent SCOTUS decisions that could devastatingly impact the clients we serve.