Reducing instances of child marriage in Maryland “It’s well past time for Maryland to take action on this issue.”January 25th, 2022
Tahirih’s Director of Public Policy, Casey Swegman, was interviewed by ABC Baltimore about the importance of banning child marriage and fixing state laws that perpetuate the issue. Tahirih hopes that Maryland’s legislative session will move forward with a bill that heads in the right direction to ending child marriage.
December 18th, 2021
For International Migrants Day 2021, Tahirih condemns the unjust detention of migrants and survivors who are seeking asylum.
November 24th, 2021
In the United States, November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the contributions, lives, and cultures of Indigenous people across the Americas. […]
November 19th, 2021
Trans Day of Resilience is an occasion for us to uplift and celebrate the trans community and the future we can build by breaking the chains of oppression. Tahirih and its supporters dream of and work to build a world that values and liberates those who have been oppressed by systems and institutions committed to maintaining a binary status quo.
November 16th, 2021
Mariela is a survivor of forced marriage and domestic violence. She is currently seeking an appeal on her asylum case.
October 29th, 2021
Today, the Biden administration issued a memo that attempts to end, for a second time, the Remain in Mexico policy, also knows as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which was implemented in 2019 and forced thousands of individuals to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are processed.
October 28th, 2021
This LGBTQ+ History Month, Tahirih’s Queer & Trans Caucus demands an immediate end to the state-sponsored violence that trans, nonbinary, two-spirit, and queer immigrants face at the hands of our immigration and criminal punishment systems.