NewsFebruary 13th, 2024
From teddy bears to heart shaped candies to marriage proposals, February is known as a month dedicated to love and the celebration of romance. February is also National Teen Dating […]
NewsJanuary 6th, 2024
January is Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking is defined as a pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for their safety or […]
NewsDecember 18th, 2023
The Tahirih Justice Center is outraged by the news that the administration appears willing to play politics with human lives. These attacks on immigrants and people seeking asylum represent not simply a broken promise, but a betrayal and we urge the President and Congress to reverse course.
Transgender Asylum Seekers: The Impact of Gender-Based Violence and Deterrence Policies at the Border
NewsDecember 5th, 2023
Transgender people experience violence worldwide at alarmingly high rates – research shows that trans people are over four times more likely than cisgender people to be victims of violent crime, […]
NewsNovember 30th, 2023
As a bipartisan group of Senators negotiate a supplemental funding deal that includes harmful changes to asylum law, Casey Carter Swegman, Director of Public Policy at the Tahirih Justice Center, issued a statement.
NewsNovember 22nd, 2023
The ability to work legally in a safe and fair workplace protected by federal regulations is critical for all immigrants applying for legal status. Access to a work permit (also […]
NewsNovember 6th, 2023
Imagine being forced to marry as a child, having your innocence, dreams, goals, aspirations, and your entire childhood taken from you. Between 2000 and 2018, this was the harsh reality for over 300,000 minors married in the United States, and most of these cases involved girls marrying adult men, some decades older. Since 2016, a nationwide movement has emerged, leading to reforms in 34 states that either limit or end child marriage.