PubsJuly 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.
PubsJune 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.
PubsJune 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.
PubsMay 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.
PubsApril 30th, 2019
Tahirih is deeply concerned about the likelihood of new regulations pursuant to the presidential proclamation on April 29, which describes measures that will make it nearly impossible for asylum seekers to access the rights to which they are entitled under international and domestic law.
PubsApril 9th, 2019
Tahirih is relieved that a judge issued an order forcing the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy to grind to a halt.
PubsApril 4th, 2019
The Tahirih Justice Center celebrates the bi-partisan passage of H.R. 1585, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.