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  • Pro Bono Spotlight: Morrison Foerster Represents Afghan Family of Asylum Seekers

    May 1st, 2023

    When Tahirih launched our Afghan Asylum Project in August 2021, we knew it would be a massive undertaking that would require a lot of support from our staff and our […]

  • Understanding the Intersections of Sexual Assault and Immigration Status

    April 26th, 2023

    Over half of women and almost 1 in 3 men have experienced sexual violence during their lifetimes, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Each April, we recognize Sexual Assault […]

  • 2023 Policy Platform

    April 26th, 2023

    Tahirih’s policy work is rooted in our core values and in our promise theory of change. We work to advance policies and laws that enable immigrant survivors of gender-based violence to purse legal immigration status, live in safety, and fore their own paths.

    The Tahirih Justice Center is prioritizing the following policy goals to immediately improve protections for immigrant survivors with simultaneously seeking long-term, systemic change.

  • 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.

  • Tahirih and Airbnb Pro Bono Partnership Makes a Difference for Immigrant Women and Girls

    March 22nd, 2023

    Tahirih Justice Center benefits from our generous network of pro bono attorneys from law firms and corporate partners who donate their time and expertise to create a world where women […]

  • 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 […]