This is the recording of the Tahirih Justice Center’s June 20, 2018 webinar providing attorneys with strategies and practice pointers for domestic violence asylum claims after the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-.
As a bipartisan group of Senators negotiate a supplemental funding deal that includes harmful changes to asylum law, Casey Carter Swegman, Director of Public Policy at the Tahirih Justice Center, issued a statement.
The ability to work legally in a safe and fair workplace protected by federal regulations is critical for all immigrants applying for legal status. Access to a work permit (also […]
I came to the U.S. in the winter of 2006. Life back home in Mexico was tough for me and my family. I dreamt of going to college and graduating but with my family’s economic status, that dream was too costly and impossible.
At least I was able to graduate high school and that is something I am proud of since I was also working at the time to help my family. I was always looking for an opportunity to have a better life as a young woman.
“I hope my story is helpful to someone else…and can inspire many women to be stronger. We need to help young women identify toxic relationships, so that there are fewer Camilas that go through such difficult things, let alone have our children suffer.”