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  • Tahirih Statement on Sweeping Proposed Changes to Immigration Courts


    August 24th, 2020

    On August 21, 2020 the administration proposed sweeping regulations to change procedures in immigration court— making it even more difficult for immigrant survivors of violence to seek protection in the […]

  • Ninth Circuit’s Opinion on Matter of A-B-


    August 12th, 2020

    On Friday August 7, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court issued its opinion on Matter of A-B-. In it, the court safeguards asylum protections for survivors of gender-based violence, despite the administration’s continued […]

  • Tahirih Condemns the Administration’s Latest Proposed Asylum Regulations


    July 8th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed new regulations that attempt to use public health as a pretext to deny asylum claims. The rule would give the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice […]

  • Tahirih Statement on DC Federal Court Ruling on Asylum Ban Lawsuit


    July 1st, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center is relieved at the decision in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on our lawsuit challenging the third country transit asylum ban, forcing the […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Expansion of Expedited Removal


    June 23rd, 2020

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reversed a preliminary injunction that halted the expansion of expedited removal—a policy that will begin to quickly deport people all over […]

  • Tahirih Condemns New Proposed Regulations That Aim to End Asylum


    June 11th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed regulations that aim to overturn U.S. asylum law, making it effectively impossible for people fleeing persecution to obtain protection in the United States. If implemented, the rule would eliminate gender-based asylum—shutting the door to anyone fleeing life-threatening persecution due to their gender, while undoing decades of legal precedent. Women fleeing rape […]

  • Tahirih Condemns Ongoing Family Separation During COVID-19 Pandemic


    May 22nd, 2020

    As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in detention centers climbs, Tahirih condemns the administration’s ongoing attempts to separate families. One way the administration has done this is through […]