A migration policy based on “deterrence” increases risk of gender-based violence
NewsDecember 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 General
NewsDecember 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 Council
NewsNovember 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 […]
Success StoriesNovember 14th, 2022
When I was 15 years old, I left my parents’ home in Mexico. I was sexually abused by my stepfather, and I thought I would be safer moving out with […]
“Contar mi historia me ayuda a sanarme”: hispana habla de cómo logró salir del tráfico humano
NewsNovember 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.
New Guide to Survivor-Centered Legal Writing
NewsOctober 31st, 2022
Richard Caldarone, Tahirih’s Senior Litigation Counsel, used his expertise in both immigration law and survivor-centered service provision to create a new tool, “Survivor-Centered Legal Writing: A Brief Guide.” This unique […]
Celebrating Our Incredible Pro Bono Attorneys
NewsOctober 28th, 2022
Tahirih relies heavily on our Pro Bono Network of attorneys who generously share their time and expertise to help survivors find justice and safety. Nearly all of Tahirih’s clients live […]