Publications ArchivePublication Category: General Resources
Letter on the Termination of TPS Status for El Salvadorans
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this statement on the Administration’s termination of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador. If expelled from the United States, many of the 200,000 individuals now protected by TPS will face grave danger and high levels of violence, including gender-based violence.
Protect Kentucky’s Children From Forced Marriage and Other Harms of Child Marriage
This fact sheet provides information on the ways Kentucky’s current minimum marriage age laws put children at risk and the extent of Kentucky’s child marriage problem. The Tahirih Justice Center is working to end child marriage in Kentucky and across the country.
White Paper: Promoting Public Safety by Ensuring Access to Police Protection for Immigrant Women and Girls
This Tahirih Justice Center report explains that state and federal efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions lead to various unintended, dangerous consequences to the detriment of survivors of violence and society as a whole. Tahirih urges lawmakers, policymakers, and the public to diligently educate themselves about these consequences when determining whether to support such efforts.
Statement in Opposition to the Administration’s October 2017 Immigration Blueprint
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in opposing the Trump Administration’s immigration priorities for Congress, as announced on October 8, 2017. Congress should reject the White House’s proposals that would roll back decades of work to establish protections for survivors of violence.
Criminal Laws Addressing Forced Marriage in the United States
This Tahirih Justice Center resource provides a detailed overview of existing state-based criminal laws against forced marriage in the United States.
Executive Summary – Falling Through the Cracks: How Laws Allow Child Marriage to Happen in Today’s America
This is the Executive Summary of Tahirih’s report, Falling Through the Cracks: How Laws Allow Child Marriage in Today’s America. It showcases the key findings of this groundbreaking report.
May 23 Press Telebriefing Recording: 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey
On May 23, a panel of experts representing organizations working to end sexual assault and domestic violence discussed the findings of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors on a press telebriefing. Listen to the recording to hear their conversation about how current immigration enforcement policies are impacting survivors of gender-based violence.