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Posts tagged Statements
  • Tahirih Statement on Temporary Restraining Order Ruling on Asylum Ban

    Pubs

    July 24th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s decision to keep the new asylum ban in effect, which bars anyone approaching the […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Expansion of Expedited Removal

    Pubs

    July 23rd, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned by the administration’s expansion of expedited removal, which will apply to anyone arrested by ICE, anywhere in the United States. Exceptions will be […]

  • Tahirih Statement on New Rule Barring Immigrants from Applying for Asylum at the Southern U.S. Border

    Pubs

    July 15th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly opposes an interim final rule being issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, which will bar asylum for everyone approaching the southern border, with few exceptions. The rule will be applied at the screening stage at the border as well as in immigration courts. Families, unaccompanied children, survivors of violence – all will be prohibited from obtaining asylum.

  • Tahirih Statement on Mass ICE Arrests

    Pubs

    July 15th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned by ICE raids targeting individuals with final deportation orders, including survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and related trauma. The impact of these actions is detrimental to immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, who may be deported before their humanitarian claims are resolved.

  • Tahirih Statement on Georgia Child Marriage Law

    Pubs

    June 6th, 2019

    Tahirih celebrates the passage of a new law in Georgia limiting marriage to adults age 18 or older, with a narrow exception only for 17-year-old minors that have been emancipated after a special proceeding before a juvenile court.

  • Joint Statement on May 2019 Advocate Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors

    Pubs

    June 4th, 2019

    Tahirih and a coalition of national organizations issued this statement after releasing results of a survey demonstrating the fear of immigrant survivors in reporting violence.

  • Tahirih Statement on Temporary Stay Ruling in Remain in Mexico Lawsuit

    Pubs

    May 8th, 2019

    Tahirih is disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to keep the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy in effect while it reviews the District Court’s preliminary injunction.