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News tagged National
  • Tahirih Statement on DHS New Priorities Enforcement

    October 1st, 2021

    The Department of Homeland Security issued broad new directives to immigration officers that will go into effect on November 29, 2021. Although these new enforcement and deportation guidelines clarify that not everyone who is an undocumented immigrant should, or can, be removed from the United States, the memo gives worryingly broad discretion to individual ICE and CBP agents to carry out the enforcement priorities and risks the removal of survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Journey to Justice: Hope & Healing

    September 30th, 2021

    Please join us on Thursday, October 28, 2021 for Tahirih Houston’s virtual event!

  • Tahirih Statement on Treatment of Haitians at the Border

    September 23rd, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the administration’s racist and brutal mistreatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. southern border.

  • Tahirih’s Afghan Asylum Project

    September 14th, 2021

    Support Afghan refugees seeking safety in the U.S.

  • REPORT: “Ensuring Equal and Enduring Access to Asylum”

    September 9th, 2021

    To ensure equal and enduring access to asylum for survivors of gender-based violence, the U.S. must add gender as a protected ground for asylum.

  • Supporting Afghan Refugees

    September 1st, 2021

    Hundreds of organizations around the country are mobilizing to support the thousands of Afghans seeking refuge in the U.S. in the wake of the crisis in Afghanistan. Check out this short list of resources for those who want to help the relief efforts.

  • An analysis of the Biden Administration’s new proposed asylum rules

    August 19th, 2021

    While the proposal has some positive impacts on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, some aspects of the proposed rule will also be harmful.