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Posts tagged National
  • Advocates want an eviction grace period. Houston’s mayor won’t put it on the council agenda

    News

    July 29th, 2020

    Guadalupe Fernandez, Tahirih Policy and Advocacy Manager in Houston, spoke to the Houston Chronicle on how the eviction crisis has impacted immigrant survivors and the urgent need for a grace […]

  • Adriana López

    People

    July 15th, 2020

    Adriana López joined Tahirih in 2017. Previously the Social Services Program Manager at Tahirih’s Greater DC office, Adriana brings nine years of experience advancing immigrants and gender-justice causes through advocacy, […]

  • Stand with Survivors to Save Asylum

    News

    July 9th, 2020

    In this op-ed, Morgan Weibel, Executive Director of Tahirih SF Bay Area, writes about the most recent proposed regulations that would decimate the asylum system and eliminate gender-based asylum. Weibel […]

  • Elaine de Leon Ahn

    People

    July 5th, 2020

    Elaine de Leon Ahn joined Tahirih in 2019. As Director of Communications, Elaine leads the organization’s efforts to leverage the power of storytelling, public relations, and marketing to support and […]

  • Federal court strikes down Trump’s ‘third country’ asylum ban at the U.S.-Mexico border

    News

    July 3rd, 2020

    Judge Kelly overturned the administration’s transit asylum ban, striking yet another legal blow to the administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Tahirih was part of the lawsuit challenging this illegal policy and […]

  • How Tahirih is addressing anti-Black racism and White supremacy

    News

    July 2nd, 2020

    We are stating loud and clear: BLACK LIVES MATTER

  • Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum

    News

    July 1st, 2020

    This article highlights the victory in Tahirih’s lawsuit challenging the transit asylum ban, which barred anyone approaching the U.S. southern border from applying for asylum, with limited exceptions. The lawsuit […]