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Publication Category: Comments
  • 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.

  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Biometrics Rule

    • Publication Date: October 13, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted the following comments to the Department of Homeland Security in response and opposition to its proposed rule entitled Collection and Use of Biometrics by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services published on September 11, 2020.

  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Changes to Appellate Procedures and Decisional Finality in Immigration Proceedings

    • Publication Date: September 25, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    Tahirih submitted comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review in response to the proposed rule published on August 26, 2020. Tahirih opposes the rule as both a matter of public policy and because it patently violates numerous laws, including the Immigration & Nationality Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, and the international obligations of the United States as a State party to the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and 1967 Protocol.

  • Joint Comment Submitted in Response to USCIS Policy Manual Chapters on Applying Discretion in USCIS Adjudications

    • Publication Date: September 14, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    A coalition of organizations that assist, support, and advocate on behalf of immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other abuses submitted comments to object to the USCIS Policy Manual’s newest provisions regarding applying discretion in USCIS adjudications, including employment authorization. We are deeply concerned about the myriad ways this guidance will foreclose such survivors from the humanitarian relief that Congress specifically created for them, putting them at risk of continued harm.

  • Tahirih Comment in Response to the Information Collection at OMB Control Number 1125-0012

    • Publication Date: September 07, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    Tahirih submitted comments in response to the Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1125-0012, issued by the Department of Justice on July 13, 2020 pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.

  • Tahirih Comment in Response to the Information Collection at OMB Control Number 1125-0013

    • Publication Date: September 07, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in response to the Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1125-0013, issued by the Department of Justice on July 13, 2020 pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.

  • Tahirih Comments on Information Collection at OMB

    • Publication Date: August 17, 2020
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in response to the Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1615-0067, issued by the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice on June 15, 2020.