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Publications Archive

Publication Tag: Fair Immigration Laws
  • Stories of Survival: The Violence Against Women Act

    This compilation of stories from clients of the Tahirih Justice Center who have received legal protection through the Violence Against Women Act highlights its importance and the life-line it provides to survivors of violence.

  • Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on VAWA Reauthorization

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the House Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing on March 7, 2019, on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

  • Amicus Brief Filed in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Asylum Case

    The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed this amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in support of a Honduran survivor of domestic violence who is seeking asylum, challenging the Board of Immigration Appeals’ application of the decision in Matter of A-B- to her case.

  • Amicus Brief Filed in Seventh Circuit on U Visa Continuances

    The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on U visa continuances. The brief argues that immigration courts should continue the cases of U-visa applicants who have shown they have met the requirements for a U-visa while another government agency makes the final decision, and that if U-visa applicants are deported while their applications are pending, it will stop immigrants from reporting violence.

  • Webinar: Policy Update – The Latest on Asylum for Survivors of Violence

    In this webinar from Alliance for Immigrant Survivors, Tahirih Chief of Policy, Archi Pyati, provides an update on recent asylum policy changes.

  • Complaint Challenging Migration Protection Protocols

    This complaint was filed on behalf of 11 individual asylum seekers and several organizational plaintiffs including the Tahirih Justice Center, challenging the Migration Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain in Mexico Policy”.  The lawsuit cites violations of U.S law, and Tahirih asserts that its organization will not be able to effectively fulfill its core organizational mission under the new policy.

  • 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.