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  • Stand with Survivors: Save Gender-Based Asylum

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    June 12th, 2020

    Asylum is under attack. We must act now to stand with survivors and save gender-based violence.

  • Trump Administration Proposes Rules To Sharply Restrict Asylum Claims

    News

    June 11th, 2020

    In this article, NPR quotes the Tahirih Justice Center on the newest asylum regulations proposed by the administration. If implemented, the regulations would effectively shut down the asylum system.

  • Tahirih Condemns New Proposed Regulations That Aim to End Asylum

    Pubs

    June 11th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed regulations that aim to overturn U.S. asylum law, making it effectively impossible for people fleeing persecution to obtain protection in the United States. If implemented, the rule would eliminate gender-based asylum—shutting the door to anyone fleeing life-threatening persecution due to their gender, while undoing decades of legal precedent. Women fleeing rape […]

  • Tahirih Condemns New Proposed Regulations That Aim to End Asylum

    News

    June 10th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed regulations that aim to overturn U.S. asylum law, making it effectively impossible for people fleeing persecution to obtain protection in the United States. Read Tahirih’s full statement here.

  • Tahirih Explains Gender-Based Asylum

    Pubs

    June 10th, 2020

    On June 10, 2020, the administration proposed new regulations that aim to end asylum. Within the regulations is an attempt to end gender-based asylum, which endangers the survivors we work […]

  • Letter to DHS and CDC on COVID-19 and the Expulsions of Asylum Seekers

    Pubs

    April 16th, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center signed a letter, joined by over 120 legal, faith-based, humanitarian, human rights and community organizations, to object to the Department of Homeland Security’s closure of the […]

  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Bars to Asylum Eligibility

    Pubs

    January 22nd, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to proposed rules that would add additional mandatory bars to eligibility for asylum, harming survivors of gender-based violence.