Biden Breaks Promise to Restore Fair Asylum in U.S. By Expanding Title 42 Once AgainJanuary 6th, 2023
In response to President Biden’s remarks on news asylum restrictions announced on Thursday, January 5, 2023, Tahirih’s CEO, Archi Pyati, has issued the following statement: “Expanding immigration policies based on […]
The Refugee Protection Act Will Improve the Way U.S. Welcomes RefugeesDecember 23rd, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center welcomes the introduction of the Refugee Protection Act (RPA). This bill not only ensures our doors remain open to refugees and asylum seekers but also reasserts long-held legal precedent.
A fair asylum process must protect the most vulnerable at our bordersDecember 16th, 2022
The Hill featured an Op-Ed by Irena Sullivan, senior immigration policy counsel at the Tahirih Justice Center, that calls for an asylum process that protects immigrants survivors of gender-based violence.
A migration policy based on “deterrence” increases risk of gender-based violenceDecember 16th, 2022
A recent report from our two organizations reveals shocking levels of gender-based violence at the US/Mexico border, and exposes how the deterrence-based asylum policy of the US is fueling it.
Statement Regarding Inquiry from Texas Attorney GeneralDecember 14th, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center is a national, nonprofit organization supporting women, girls, and other survivors of gender-based violence. We provide legal and social services to help survivors obtain rights to which they are entitled under U.S. law. We have received an inquiry from the Texas Attorney General related to our work to provide legal services and are responding in accordance with the law.
Tahirih Announces Inaugural Bahá’í Advisory CouncilNovember 16th, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center is a Bahá’í-inspired national, non-profit organization that supports immigrant women, girls, and other survivors of gender-based violence seeking safety and justice. Tahirih envisions a world where […]
“Contar mi historia me ayuda a sanarme”: hispana habla de cómo logró salir del tráfico humanoNovember 14th, 2022
Tahirih’s client, Brenda Rincon, shared her story with Univision Atlanta reporter, Ana Herrera. Brenda says sharing her survival story helps her heal.
You can see the full interview in Spanish here.