PageJune 12th, 2020
Asylum is under attack. We must act now to stand with survivors and save gender-based violence.
NewsJune 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.
PubsJune 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 […]
NewsJune 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.
PubsJune 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 […]
PubsApril 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 […]
PubsJanuary 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.