Members of the Tahirih staff have witnessed first-hand how recent policies are impacting individuals and families seeking protection. Help us ensure our justice system honors our nation’s proud history, enshrined in U.S. law, of offering protection to women, men, and children fleeing persecution and violence.
Tahirih Bay Area Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, wrote a letter to the editor of the Los Angeles Times about the current asylum process.
For years, Linda suffered severe abuse at the hands of her boyfriend, forcing her to flee to the U.S. to find safety for her children and herself.
At age 15, Norma was abducted, raped, and forced into marriage by an older man. But the violence she faced didn’t stop after she fled to the United States.