Publications ArchivePublication Category: General Resources
Statement Denouncing the Attorney General’s Decision in Matter of A-B
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence’s Steering Committee, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this statement denouncing the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-.
2017 Impact Report
With your help, in 2017 we:
- Provided free legal services to 3,535 immigrant women and girls and their family members
- Connected 821 clients and family members with vital social services including emergency shelter, food and clothing, and healthcare
- Marshaled an army of 2,451 attorneys from 444 top law firms in our Pro Bono Network to leverage donated resources and maximize our capacity
Read our full Impact Report for a snapshot of what we accomplished together!
Statement on the Prosecution of Parents With Children
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence’s Steering Committee, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urging the Administration to cease the prosecution of parents seeking safety with their children in the United States.
Tahirih Backgrounder on Asylum for Survivors of Violence
On March 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he will reconsider whether survivors of domestic violence are eligible for asylum protection in the United States. This fact sheet from the Tahirih Justice Center explains this threat to asylum and what it would mean for survivors of violence.
Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Immigration Detention
The Tahirih Justice Center, the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, ASISTA, and Casa de Esperanza: National [email protected] Network issued this joint statement about the Supreme Court’s decision affecting asylum seekers, legal permanent residents, and other individuals detained by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The court’s decision in Jennings v. Rodriguez, overturning prior rulings by the lower courts, interpreted current statutes to permit individuals to be detained indefinitely without bond hearings while their cases are pending.
Nationwide Survey: A Window Into the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S. and the Policy Solutions to Address Them
The Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey in October 2017 asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This report presents the results of the survey.
The survey was conducted through the generous support of the Ford Foundation, through a contract from NEO Philanthropy.
List of Participating Entities: Nationwide Survey on the Challenges Immigrant Women and Girls Face in the U.S.
In October 2017, the Tahirih Justice Center issued a nationwide survey asking immigration advocates, immigrant women, and legal and social service providers what they see as the most urgent systemic challenges facing immigrant women and girls. This is the list of entities whose representatives participated in the survey.