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Publication Category: Comments
  • Tahirih Comments on Public Health Asylum Bar

    • Publication Date: August 10, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    Tahirih submitted comments on the proposed regulations that would bar almost everyone from asylum and withholding of removal because of COVID-19.

  • Tahirih Comments on Asylum Rule

    • Publication Date: July 15, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments
    • Publication Tags: Asylum

    The Tahirih Justice Center submited the following comments to the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in response to the proposed asylum regulations issued by the Departments on June 15, 2020.

  • Tahirih Comments on CDC Rule and Border Expulsions

    On April 23, 2020, the Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in response to the Interim Final Rule (IFR) issued by the agency on March 20, 2020 entitled: “Control of Communicable Diseases; Foreign Quarantine: Suspension of Introduction of Persons Into United States From Designated Foreign Countries or Places for Public Health Purposes.”

  • 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.