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Publications

Browse our publications to learn more about how we protect courageous immigrant women and girls through service in communities, courts, and Congress.

  • Amicus Brief Filed in Matter of Castro-Tum Case

    • Publication Date: February 16, 2018
    • Publication Categories: Amicus Briefs

    The Tahirih Justice Center, along with the American Immigration Lawyers Assocation (AILA), the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, ASISTA Immigration Assistance, and the Asian-Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, filed this amicus brief in response to the Matter of Castro-Tum case, in which the Attorney General certified to himself the question of whether Immigration Judges should be granting administrative closures.

  • Tahirih Statement for February 15 House Judiciary Committee Hearing

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this statement to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Commitee for a February 15 hearing on “The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.” In the statement, Tahirih provides critical insights on the importance of community trust for public safety.

  • Amicus Brief Filed in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Case

    • Publication Date: February 12, 2018
    • Publication Categories: Amicus Briefs

    The Tahirih Justice Center, in conjunction with several direct service providers and policy advocacy organizations serving immigrants in San Francisco County and Santa Clara County, filed an amicus brief to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco v. Sessions on February 12, 2018.

  • List of Participating Entities: Nationwide Survey on the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S.

    In October 2017, the Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This is the list of entities whose representatives participated in the survey.

  • Nationwide Survey: A Window Into the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S. and the Policy Solutions to Address Them

    The Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey in October 2017 asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This report presents the results of the survey.

    The survey was conducted through the generous support of the Ford Foundation, through a contract from NEO Philanthropy.

  • Joint Statement on January 2018 Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice Report

    The Tahirih Justice Center, ASISTA, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, and Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network issued this joint statement in response to a misleading new Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice report that uses inaccurate data to portray immigrants as a unique and distinct threat to public safety.

  • Letter on the Termination of TPS Status for El Salvadorans

    • Publication Date: January 09, 2018
    • Author: National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence
    • Publication Categories: General Resources, Letters

    As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this statement on the Administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador. If expelled from the United States, many of the 200,000 individuals now protected by TPS will face grave danger and high levels of violence, including gender-based violence.