Tahirih Statement on The Administration’s New Rule Expanding the Definition of “Public Charge”
The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned about the impact that the new rule expanding the definition of “public charge” will have on survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and related trauma. The proposal will undoubtedly deter survivors from accessing basic health services which are essential to their short and long-term health and well-being. Tahirih calls on the Administration to abandon these changes, which to their own admission has the potential to create chaos and instability for families, which includes survivors of violence.
Brief Analysis of Proposed DHS/HHS Rule on Detention of Children
This brief analysis summarizes the main points of a proposed rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) which would impact children seeking admission to the U.S. alone or with a parent, and would give DHS the authority to incarcerate children for longer periods of time.
Tahirih Statement on Hurricane Florence
The Tahirih Justice Center is concerned that survivors will be deterred from accessing services they desperately need as a result of emergencies such as Hurricane Florence, in light of the acts of the Department of Homeland Security last year in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Tahirih Form 990: Fiscal Year 2017
As a federally tax-exempt organization, we annually submit a 990 form to the IRS. It provides information on our organization’s mission, programs, and finances.
Tahirih Statement on Court-Ordered Reunification Deadline
The Tahirih Justice Center is dismayed by the failure of the government to end the traumatic experiences of families seeking asylum. Significant attempts have not been made to reunite families by the court-ordered reunification deadline.
Brief Analysis of USCIS Policy Guidance Implementing Decision in Matter of A-B-
The Tahirih Justice Center analyzes recent policy guidance issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that implements the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-. The guidance closely tracks the AG’s decision, but also appears to heighten the standard for how officers should exercise discretion to grant or deny cases.
2017 Audited Financial Statements
Read our 2017 audited financial statements.