fbpx Clicking Here will take you to Google, remember to hide your tracks
This article was originally published in The Daily Journal on July 09, 2020. You can access the original article here: https://www.dailyjournal.com/articles/358448-stand-with-survivors-to-save-asylum-from-proposed-regulations.

In this op-ed, Morgan Weibel, Executive Director of Tahirih SF Bay Area, writes about the most recent proposed regulations that would decimate the asylum system and eliminate gender-based asylum. Weibel shares the story of Aicha, a former client and advocate, who would have been unable to access asylum if these regulations had been in place.

Weibel writes:

“As a nation that has long touted itself as a beacon of liberty and justice yet is culpable for destabilization of many countries where people are experiencing persecution, we cannot look away. Everyone deserves a life free from violence. We must act now to save gender-based asylum.”

Read more here.