PageApril 5th, 2015
A NEWLY EXPANDED PRACTICE In summer 2014, the Obama Administration dramatically expanded the practice of jailing refugee women and children seeking protection at U.S. borders. The vast majority of these […]
NewsFebruary 17th, 2015
Will the Department of Homeland Security uphold its legal commitment to treat immigrant children fairly?
NewsJanuary 23rd, 2015
Angela’s* son turned 3 inside the confines of a crowded detention center. He was stuck there, along with hundreds of other mothers and children fleeing violence in Central America.
NewsJanuary 20th, 2015
Advocates for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are deeply concerned about the harmful impact of family detention centers on already traumatized immigrant women and children fleeing violence.
NewsSeptember 23rd, 2014
Houston Director: “It is urgent that we enact alternatives to detention and release survivors of sexual and domestic violence as soon as possible.”
NewsSeptember 17th, 2020
The Tahirih Justice Center is outraged and horrified at the atrocious abuses being committed in ICE detention, specifically targeting the health and safety of immigrant women.
NewsJuly 30th, 2020
Our Atlanta community lost two heroes and legends of the civil rights movement, freedom fighters U.S. Representative John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.