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  • Pro Bono Spotlight: Rwanda Campbell

    October 24th, 2023

    This week is the National Celebration of Pro Bono! Today, we’re proud to share the experience of our long-time pro bono and Board member Rwanda Campbell, who is the Pro Bono Manager at Arnold and Porter. She has been taking on Tahirih cases since 2013 and we recognized her at our Journey to Justice Awards Reception in June as one of our pro bono partners who have taken on the greatest number of cases.

  • Tahirih Houston Young Professionals Network: Advocates for Change

    October 20th, 2023

    The Tahirih Houston office is excited to launch their Houston Young Professionals Network this month. They kicked off the group with an open house at Tahirih’s office with a committed group of founding members (pictured above). We interviewed Al Baraa Abu Hawili, the Chair of the Tahirih Houston Young Professionals Network (YPN).

  • Tahirih Celebrates Win in Asylum Delay Litigation

    October 5th, 2023

    The Tahirih Justice Center, with pro bono law firm Orrick LLP, is celebrating success in a lawsuit against the U.S. government for its failure to adjudicate long-overdue asylum applications. A […]

  • Reflecting on 5 Years at Tahirih

    September 23rd, 2023

    The first time I visited the Atlanta Immigration Court, I had the opportunity to observe an asylum petition hearing. The respondent had no attorney. He was brought from a nearby […]

  • Towards a New Consciousness: Reflections from Latine Advocates on the Importance of Using Inclusive Language

    September 22nd, 2023

    Recognizing the Tahirih Justice Center’s leadership role as a national organization that serves BIPOC immigrant survivors of gender-based violence (GBV), this Hispanic Heritage Month Tahirih’s Latine Caucus is reflecting on […]

  • 15 Key Terms to Understand Immigration

    September 20th, 2023

    Immigration is an incredibly complex topic to understand. There are so many different terms and jargon that gets thrown around when the media and policymakers are talking about immigration. It […]

  • Reflecting on Progress: 29 Years of the Violence Against Women Act

    September 13th, 2023

    As we commemorate the anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), I can’t help but reflect in a few different ways on these past 29 years. First and foremost, […]