Publications ArchivePublication Tag: Building Bridges
Tahirih Statement on Abuse of Children in Detention
The Tahirih Justice Center’s Chief of Policy, Archi Pyati, issued a statement in response to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services revealing that thousands of migrant children had been sexually abused while in U.S. custody over the last four years.
Tahirih Statement to House Judiciary Committee on Family Separation
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted a statement to the House Judiciary Committee for its oversight hearing on the Administration’s family separation policy. Tahirih expresses its concerns about the implementation of the policy and its traumatizing impact on parents and children.
Tahirih Statement on Lawsuit Challenging Remain in Mexico Policy
The Tahirih Justice Center filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s Migration Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the Remain in Mexico policy. Tahirih asserts that as a result of the MPP, the organization will not be able to effectively fulfill its core organizational mission, which is to provide holistic legal and social services to those fleeing gender-based violence.
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.
Brief Analysis of New Rule and Proclamation Restricting Asylum and Migration Through Southern Border
The Tahirih Justice Center provides this brief analysis of the the November 8, 2018 Rule: Aliens Subject to a Bar on Entry under Certain Presidential Proclamations; Procedures for Protection Claims and the November 9, 2018 Presidential Proclamation Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States.
Tahirih Statement on Asylum Restrictions at the Border
The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the President’s decision to restrict asylum protections to those seeking asylum between ports of entry, and is deeply disturbed by the implications of the rule, which will particularly endanger survivors of gender-based violence.
Tahirih Statement on New Family Separation Policies
The Tahirih Justice Center is concerned about reports that the White House is considering several new family detention and separation policies. We urge the President and the Administration to consider the ramifications of such policies, which compromise our nation’s commitment to justice for all.