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Publication Category: Comments
  • Tahirih Comments on EOIR Fee Proposal

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed comments opposing the administration’s proposed regulations that create additional, undue barriers for asylum seekers to access justice, including a $50 fee for defensive asylum applications and an 886% increase in the fee for filing an appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals.

  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Bars to Asylum Eligibility

    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.

  • Tahirih Comments Opposing Proposed Rule on Asylum Application, Interview, and Employment Authorization for Applicants

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments opposing the administration’s proposed regulations that create additional, undue barriers for asylum seekers to access justice, including delays to employment authorization for most asylum seekers. These unnecessary delays will severely and needlessly harm survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Tahirih Comments Opposing Proposed Fee Regulations

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed comments opposing the administration’s proposed regulations that create additional, undue barriers for asylum seekers to access justice, including a $50 fee for affirmative asylum applications and a $490 fee for initial Employee Authorization Document (EAD)s.

  • Tahirih Comments on Safe-Third-Country Agreement with Guatemala

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to the interim final rule, 84 Fed. Reg. 63994, implementing safe-third-country agreements and allowing the government to remove asylum seekers to Guatemala.

  • Tahirih Comments Opposing Presidential Proclamation on Health Insurance

    • Publication Date: October 31, 2019
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed comments opposing the implementation of the presidential proclamation making “approved” health insurance a prerequisite to a receipt of an immigrant visa. The proclamation has since been blocked by a temporary restraining order.

  • Tahirih Comments to Proposed Rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions

    • Publication Date: November 15, 2019
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) proposed rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions (76 FR 54978).