Publications ArchivePublication Tag: Detention
Letter to ICE on Order of Removal
Tahirih sent a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement concerning the methods of delivery that should be used for immigration court notices used as the basis for an in absentia order of removal. The letter stresses that ICE must account for the effects of trauma on people seeking asylum and coordinate its address lists with the Executive Office for Immigration Review.
Tahirih Statement on Flores Regulation
The Tahirih Justice Center is strongly opposed to the administration’s announcement of a finalized rule to allow indefinite incarceration of immigrant families with children, including survivors of gender-based violence. Under the rule, survivors could languish for years in detention, waiting for their immigration cases to be heard.
Tahirih Statement on Preliminary Injunction on Remain in Mexico Policy
The Tahirih Justice Center, plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the Remain in Mexico policy, is relieved that a judge has issued a preliminary injunction in the case, forcing the policy to grind to a halt. Judge Seeborg ruled that Remain in Mexico must end nationwide, preserving the rights of asylum seekers and the agencies that are here to assist them.
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.
Talking Points on the Upcoming Asylum Ban
Tahirih Comments on Flores Regulation
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted these comments to the Department of Homeland Security in response to the proposed rule relating to the apprehension, processing, care and custody of alien minors and unaccompanied alien children, which will allow the indefinite detention of immigration children. We advocate instead for policies and practices consistent with the Flores Settlement Agreement’s mandate to minimize detention for children, and maximize their health and safety when detention is deemed necessary.
Brief Analysis of Proposed DHS/HHS Rule on Detention of Children
This brief analysis summarizes the main points of a proposed rule by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health and Human Services (HHS) which would impact children seeking admission to the U.S. alone or with a parent, and would give DHS the authority to incarcerate children for longer periods of time.