Publications ArchivePublication Category: Statements
Tahirih Statement on “Remain in Mexico” Policy
The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned by the announcement of the new policy announced by the Department of Homeland Security which would force asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while awaiting their court dates in the U.S. Tahirih is certain that the “Remain in Mexico” policy will have serious negative impacts for asylum seekers.
Tahirih Statement on DOJ Analysis of Legal Orientation Program
The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned about a report published on September 5, 2018 by the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) that seeks to discredit the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), and here shares contradictory information obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. In April 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions attempted to end the LOP but received vocal opposition from Congress, pausing in anticipation of this EOIR report.
Tahirih Statement on Violence Against Women Act
The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed at the lack of reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act by Congress. This puts women who endured horrific brutality in a vulnerable position without the vital support they need from the federal government.