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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.

  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Revisions to Fee Waiver Request Form

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments opposing the proposed revision of Form I-912 Request for Fee Waiver, which will cause survivors to suffer disproportionately from the new evidentiary restriction proposed.

  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Complaint on Behalf of Tahirih Client, Vilma Viviana Carrillo Carrillo

    • Publication Date: November 27, 2018
    • Publication Categories: Letters

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed this Civil Rights and Civil Liberties complaint on behalf of our client, Vilma Viviana Carrillo Carrillo, asking for an investigation into ICE’s arbitrary refusal to release Ms. Carrillo Carrillo despite the highly compelling humanitarian issues at hand, and to investigate ICE’s obstruction of Ms. Carrillo Carrillo’s court case.

  • Brief Analysis of New Rule and Proclamation Restricting Asylum and Migration Through Southern Border

    • Publication Date: November 09, 2018
    • Publication Categories: Letters

    The Tahirih Justice Center provides this brief analysis of the the November 8, 2018 Rule: Aliens Subject to a Bar on Entry under Certain Presidential Proclamations; Procedures for Protection Claims and the November 9, 2018 Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States.

  • Tahirih Statement on Asylum Restrictions at the Border

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the President’s decision to restrict asylum protections to those seeking asylum between ports of entry, and is deeply disturbed by the implications of the rule, which will particularly endanger survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Talking Points on the Upcoming Asylum Ban

    The Tahirih Justice Center, in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights First, National Immigrant Justice Center, and Women’s Refugee Commission,  offers these talking points focused on the administration’s upcoming executive order restricting the entry of migrants at the southern border.

  • Tahirih Comments on Flores Regulation

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted these comments to the Department of Homeland Security in response to the proposed rule relating to the apprehension, processing, care and custody of alien minors and unaccompanied alien children, which will allow the indefinite detention of immigration children. We advocate instead for policies and practices consistent with the Flores Settlement Agreement’s mandate to minimize detention for children, and maximize their health and safety when detention is deemed necessary.

  • Tahirih Statement on New Family Separation Policies

    • Publication Date: October 17, 2018
    • Publication Categories: Letters

    The Tahirih Justice Center is concerned about reports that the White House is considering several new family detention and separation policies. We urge the President and the Administration to consider the ramifications of such policies, which compromise our nation’s commitment to justice for all.