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The Washington Post reported on immigrant domestic violence survivors’ increasing reluctance to take action against their abusers, due to the fears of being deported or separated from their children. The article cited a May advocate survey that Tahirih co-sponsored, and quoted Chief of Policy Archi Pyati:

“What we’ve seen is women who are victims of violence, who could qualify for a protective order or who could be a valuable witness in an abuse case, being increasingly afraid of stepping forward.”

Read the full article here.