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Posts tagged Domestic Violence
  • NEW REPORT REVEALS NEED FOR NAMING ‘GENDER’ AS SIXTH GROUND FOR ASYLUM

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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. 

  • Gender-Based Violence One Pager

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    May 9th, 2019

    What is gender-based violence? What are the forms of it? We answer these questions about gender-based violence, which is a cause and consequence of gender inequality, in this one pager.

  • Updated Tahirih Comments on Proposed Revisions to Fee Waiver Request Form

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    May 8th, 2019

    Tahirih filed comments on changes to the fee waiver request form, urging USCIS to remove unnecessary burdens and barriers to legal remedies.

  • Tahirih Statement on Presidential Proclamation on Asylum

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    April 30th, 2019

    Tahirih is deeply concerned about the likelihood of new regulations pursuant to the presidential proclamation on April 29, which describes measures that will make it nearly impossible for asylum seekers to access the rights to which they are entitled under international and domestic law.