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  • 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, […]

  • The Afghan Asylum Project: 2 Years Later

    August 31st, 2023

    In August 2021, as a result of the crisis in Afghanistan, thousands of Afghan citizens began arriving in the United States, with urgent needs for legal and social services as […]

  • Pro Bono Spotlight: Amanda Miller

    August 28th, 2023

    This August will mark two years since the crisis in Afghanistan forced thousands of Afghan citizens to flee to the United States seeking safety with urgent needs for legal and […]

  • 5 Years Supporting Immigrant Survivors in Atlanta

    August 18th, 2023

    In 2018, Tahirih opened our newest office in Atlanta, Georgia. We chose to work in Atlanta because we knew the need was so great. Atlanta has some of the lowest […]