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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Marlo Goldstein and Host Hotels & Resorts

    April 19th, 2023

    Tahirih relies on the support of committed volunteers and pro bonos who believe in our mission and share our vision to build a world free from violence. In April, as […]

  • Proposed Bills in Texas Will Further Harm Immigrant Communities

    April 11th, 2023

    Several bills that would create an exceptionally harsh system of deterrence and punishment for immigrants and asylum seekers in need of protection are being considered by the Texas state legislature. If passed, these bills would lead to criminalization, imprisonment, or expulsion back to dangerous conditions that survivors of violence originally fled when coming the U.S. seeking safety.

  • New HART Virtual Service Center is an Encouraging First Step Towards Ensuring Survivors of Gender-Based Violence Receive Justice

    March 30th, 2023

    To tackle the unprecedented backlog of applications for humanitarian relief, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has created the Humanitarian, Adjustment, Removing Conditions, and Travel Documents (HART) Service Center which will be comprised of a dedicated team of specially trained staff responsible for adjudicating VAWA self-petitions (I-360), issuing U visa bona fide determinations (I-918), and reunification of refugees and asylees with their family members (I-730).  

  • As advocates push for child marriage bans, some states resist

    March 17th, 2023

    The Washington Post reporter, Kimberly Kindy, interviewed Tahirih’s public policy experts on child marriage in U.S. You can read the full article here.

  • Women Who Inspire Us

    March 17th, 2023

    In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked Tahirih supporters to share the stories of women who inspire them with their resilience, courage, and strength. Below are some of the inspiring stories you all submitted.

  • Immigrants to receive $1,000 monthly for six months

    March 10th, 2023

    NewsBreak contributor Aneka Duncan did a feature on Project Empower, a collaboration project between Tahirih and My New Red Shoes. This program offered unconditional, regular cash transfers of $1000 per […]

  • In Honor of International Women’s Day

    March 8th, 2023

    This International Women’s Day, I’m inspired by the girls and women around the world who are fighting for their human rights.