BuzzFeed News highlights the Tahirih Justice Center’s work to protect immigrant survivors of domestic violence in this article on how the executive orders on immigration are impacting survivors. Growing uncertainty and fear of deportation have led to a significant increase in calls to Tahirih since January 2017.
Nonprofits like the Tahirih Justice Center that help immigrant women flee violence are seeing their calls skyrocket. Cases referred to Tahirih have tripled in the past two months compared to a year earlier as immigrants seek visa or legal advice.
Tahirih CEO Layli Miller-Muro spoke with BuzzFeed for the story. Read the full article here.