NewsMarch 11th, 2010
Proposed legislation would put an end to the one-year filing deadline for asylum. The deadline can have devastating consequences for women and girls seeking refuge from gender-based persecution.
NewsOctober 16th, 2009
As long as IMBRA implementation and enforcement is lagging, vulnerable foreign women who meet American men through IMBs will remain dangerously unaware of lifesaving information about a future partner’s violent criminal history and about their legal rights.
Precarious Protection: New Tahirih Report Spotlights Dangerous Impact of Unsettled Asylum Laws and Policy on Women
NewsOctober 2nd, 2009
The lack of clarity and coherence in gender-based asylum law is a roadblock to women seeking protection from violence and persecution.
NewsAugust 1st, 2009
Discussions are underway about how to strengthen the Violence Against Women Act to better protect survivors of violence, and Tahirih is a vital voice.
NewsJuly 30th, 2009
As we face tough economic times, we are particularly grateful for any amount you are able to give to support our work. Please know that your investment in us will be used wisely.
NewsMarch 26th, 2009
Tahirih’s clients have historically been faced with threats of arrest and deportation from their abusers, but lately these women, who have a right to legal status, are caught in the crossfire of increased activities by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
NewsMarch 17th, 2009
For too many immigrant women and girls, escaping from an abuser is not as simple as running away. Obstacles to help, such finding a shelter that accepts a woman who […]