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Posts tagged Amicus Briefs
  • Amicus Brief in Texas v. Biden

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    September 28th, 2021

    Tahirih and partner organizations filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit supporting the rescission of the “Remain in Mexico” policy. The brief, filed in Texas v. Biden, notes that the district court opinion requiring the United States to reinstate Remain in Mexico rests on numerous, basic factual errors.

  • Amicus Brief in Dawson v. Garland

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    September 9th, 2021

    Tahirih, the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, and partner organizations filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit on behalf of a survivor of domestic violence seeking relief under the Convention Against Torture. The brief argues that, under Ninth Circuit case law, the existence of past torture cannot be ignored in determining whether future torture is likely, and that past torture is especially predictive of future torture in the context of domestic violence

  • AMICUS BRIEF IN NEGUSIE V. GARLAND

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    August 12th, 2021

    Tahirih and partner organizations filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Negusie v. Garland, No. 21-60314. The brief notes the need for […]

  • Tahirih and Partner Organizations File Amicus Brief in A.P.A v. U.S. Attorney General

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    May 27th, 2021

    Tahirih and partner organizations filed an amicus brief in the Eleventh Circuit detailing the significant errors the BIA made in holding that a Mexican asylum seeker had not suffered persecution […]

  • Amicus Brief in Northwest Immigrant Rights Project v. USCIS

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    October 28th, 2020

    Tahirih Justice Center joined with partner organizations filing amicus briefs in two cases challenging the staggering new fees USCIS is applying to asylum-seekers.  The briefs focused on the unique financial […]

  • Amicus Brief in ILRC v. Wolf

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    October 28th, 2020

    Tahirih Justice Center joined with partner organizations filing amicus briefs in two cases challenging the staggering new fees USCIS is applying to asylum-seekers.  The briefs focused on the unique financial […]

  • Amicus Brief in M-D-C-V-

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    October 28th, 2020

    Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit in support of an asylum-seeker who was improperly detained in the United States and forcibly returned […]