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Publication Category: Congressional Testimony
  • Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on Due Process in U.S. Immigration Courts

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Immigration & Citizenship Subcommittee for a hearing on January 30, 2020, explaining how the Executive Office for Immigration Review’s policies have eroded due process for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Tahirih Statement on ‘Remain in Mexico’ for the House Committee on Homeland Security

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted a statement to the United States House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, as the Subcommittee examines the human rights and legal implications of the United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ‘Remain in Mexico’ (RIM) policy implemented in January 2019.

  • Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on Processing Delays at USCIS

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Immigration & Citizenship Subcommittee, for a hearing on July 16, 2019 on the impact of unprecedented U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) case processing delays on survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on VAWA Reauthorization

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the House Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing on March 7, 2019, on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Tahirih Testimony in Support of Delaware Child Marriage Legislation

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this testimony for a hearing in Delaware’s Senate Elections and Government Affairs Committee on HB 337, a bill to end child marriage in the state.

  • Tahirih Statement to the Senate Appropriations Committee

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this statement for the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing urging Senate to appropriate additional funding for immigration courts per the Department of Justice’s request for the fiscal year of 2019.

  • Tahirih Statement to Senate Judiciary Committee for Hearing on Immigration Courts

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this statement to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration, for a hearing on “Strengthening and Reforming America’s Immigration Court System.” In the statement, Tahirih urges members of Congress to carefully evaluate strategies to strengthen and reform our immigration courts that also protect due process.