PubsFebruary 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 […]
PubsJanuary 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
PubsOctober 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.
PubsSeptember 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.
PubsNovember 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 […]
PubsJune 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.
PubsMay 9th, 2019
This one pager describes the various pathways to legal residence for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence present in the United States.