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  • Statement on Texas Separations of Families at the Southern Border

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    August 7th, 2023

    According to recent reports, Texas state troopers have separated at least 26 families at the southern border under Texas’s Operation Lone Star. Texas Governor Abbot continues to exercise inhumane and […]

  • Forced to Flee: Universal Right to Asylum

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    July 28th, 2023

    Asylum is a universal right. Every person should have the chance to seek safety from persecution.   Each year, on July 28, we celebrate the anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, […]

  • Statement on Federal Court Decision on EBSC v. Biden

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    July 25th, 2023

    A federal court today blocked the administration’s asylum ban after several immigration advocacy organizations, including the Tahirih Justice Center, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern […]

  • Understanding Intersectionality: Overlapping Identities and Obstacles

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    July 14th, 2023

    Tahirih’s interdisciplinary approach to direct services, policy advocacy, and training and education is underscored by the intersection of our clients’ diverse lived experiences. Every individual we serve has multiple overlapping […]

  • Governor Whitmer Signs Bills to End Child Marriage in Michigan

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    July 12th, 2023

    On September 27, 2023, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed all relevant legislation into law ending child marriage in Michigan. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed part of a legislative package that will end child […]

  • Kitchen Table Conversations: Building Collective Power Among Immigrant Survivors in Houston

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    June 27th, 2023

    Survivors are the most powerful and effective advocates in the anti-violence and anti-oppression movement. At Tahirih, we believe that survivors should be centered as advocates for themselves, in their families, and in their communities. 

    Our Tahirih Houston office has developed an innovative program called Kitchen Table Conversations to build power and create collective action led by immigrant survivors of violence.

  • Tahirih Justice Center Celebrates Journey to Justice 2023

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    June 23rd, 2023

    On June 8, 2023, Tahirih Justice Center held our annual signature event, Journey to Justice 2023: An Evening with the Tahirih Justice Center. This year’s event celebrated and acknowledged the many years of service and impact that Tahirih’s staff, supporters, and partners, have had on immigrant survivors of gender-based violence seeking safety in the United States.