PubsApril 22nd, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments on ways in which USCIS can improve, and shorten, the Form I-589 Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal.
PubsJanuary 25th, 2022
Tahirih filed a comment with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on ways to minimize the separation of families who enter the United States. The comment notes that family separation amounts to torture and recommends that the administration abandon the misuse of Title 42, the Migrant Protection Protocols, and detention and deportation to separate families
PubsJanuary 19th, 2022
Tahirih, along with the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence and other partner organizations, filed comments with the Department of State (DOS) concerning the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The […]
PubsJanuary 7th, 2022
Tahirih and the Immigrant Center for Women and Children filed comments with Immigration and Customs Enforcement concerning its proposal to continue using an anonymous “tip” form for suspected immigration violations. The comment notes that use of the form will, in many cases, both harm survivors of domestic violence and violate the confidentiality provisions of the Violence Against Women Act
PubsOctober 19th, 2021
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Justice in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers.
PubsSeptember 15th, 2021
The Tahirih Justice Center and other organizations submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to the Interim Final Rule: Classification for Victims of Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons; Eligibility for “T” Nonimmigrant Status. First published December 19, 2016, and reopened for comment on July 16, 2021
PubsMay 21st, 2021
Tahirih and other organizations that serve immigrant survivors submitted a comment in response to the request by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for input on barriers to accessing immigration benefits […]