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Publication Category: Comments
  • Tahirih Comments on NPRM’s New Proposed Process

    • Publication Date: October 19, 2021
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    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.

  • Tahirih Comments on Eligibility for ‘T’ Nonimmigrant Status

    • Publication Date: September 15, 2021
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center and other organizations that serve immigrant survivors 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 published December 19, 2016.

  • Joint Comment in Response to Request for Public Input: Identifying Barriers Across U.S.

    • Publication Date: May 20, 2021
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    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 and services.

  • Tahirih Comments on Good Cause for a Continuance in Immigration Proceedings

    • Publication Date: December 28, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    Tahirih submitted comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) in response to the proposed rule on Good Cause for a Continuance in Immigration Proceedings published on November 27, 2020.

  • Tahirih Comments on Motions to Reopen and Reconsider, Effect of Departure, and Stay of Removal

    • Publication Date: December 28, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    Tahirih submitted comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) in response to the proposed rule on Motions to Reopen and Reconsider, Effect of Departure, and Stay of Removal published on November 27, 2020.

  • Tahirih Comments in Response to Proposed Rules on Representation in Immigration Court

    • Publication Date: October 29, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submits the following comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) in response to the proposed rule published on September 23, 2020. Tahirih strongly opposes the proposed rule insofar as it declines to expand limited in-person representation in immigration court, while threatening the existing Friend of the Court program. The proposed rule also refuses to remedy local procedures that effectively bar counsel of record and prospective counsel from accessing the record of proceedings in a case.

  • Tahirih Comment Opposing EOIR Proposed Rule

    • Publication Date: October 22, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted the following comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) in response to the proposed rule published on September 23, 2020. Tahirih opposes the rule as both a matter of public policy and because it violates numerous laws, including the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA), the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), and the international obligations of the United States as a State party to the United Nations (UN) Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and 1967 Protocol.