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Posts tagged Domestic Violence
  • Uplifting Immigrant Survivors: A Report on the Project Empower Guaranteed Income Pilot


    February 15th, 2023

    Project Empower is a first-of-its-kind guaranteed income (GI) program designed to support immigrant survivors of gender-based violence. This program offered unconditional, regular cash transfers of $1000 per month to 10 […]

  • Tahirih Comments on ICE Tip Form


    January 7th, 2022

    Tahirih and the Immigrant Center for Women and Children filed comments with Immigration and Customs Enforcement concerning its proposal to continue using an anonymous “tip” form for suspected immigration violations. The comment notes that use of the form will, in many cases, both harm survivors of domestic violence and violate the confidentiality provisions of the Violence Against Women Act

  • Tahirih Denounces New Opinion on Matter of A-R-C-G-


    October 28th, 2021

    Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a new opinion that will prevent many immigrant survivors of horrific abuse from receiving protection in the United States.



    September 9th, 2021

    A new report by the Tahirih Justice Center highlights the urgent need for ‘gender’ to be recognized as the sixth protected ground for asylum. In this report, Tahirih asserts that current U.S. asylum laws, as applied, fail to adequately and consistently protect survivors fleeing gender-based violence, leaving them vulnerable to further abuse and trauma. The inclusion of gender as a sixth ground is one of several critical steps needed to transform our immigration system into one that fully understands and meets the needs of survivors.

  • Amicus Brief Filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


    November 26th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Campos Tapia v. Barr. The brief emphasizes that […]

  • Joint Statement on May 2019 Advocate Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors


    June 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.

  • Legal Protections for Immigrant Survivors


    May 9th, 2019

    This one pager describes the various pathways to legal residence for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence present in the United States.