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Publication Tag: Fair Immigration Laws
  • Tahirih Comments on Proposed Revisions to Fee Waiver Request Form

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments opposing the proposed revision of Form I-912 Request for Fee Waiver, which will cause survivors to suffer disproportionately from the new evidentiary restriction proposed.

  • Talking Points on the Upcoming Asylum Ban

    The Tahirih Justice Center, in partnership with the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights First, National Immigrant Justice Center, and Women’s Refugee Commission,  offers these talking points focused on the administration’s upcoming executive order restricting the entry of migrants at the southern border.

  • 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.

  • Tahirih Statement on The Administration’s New Rule Expanding the Definition of “Public Charge”

    The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned about the impact that the new rule expanding the definition of “public charge” will have on survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and related trauma. The proposal will undoubtedly deter survivors from accessing basic health services which are essential to their short and long-term health and well-being. Tahirih calls on the Administration to abandon these changes, which to their own admission has the potential to create chaos and instability for families, which includes survivors of violence.

  • Brief Analysis of USCIS Policy Guidance Implementing Decision in Matter of A-B-

    The Tahirih Justice Center analyzes recent policy guidance issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that implements the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of A-B-. The guidance closely tracks the AG’s decision, but also appears to heighten the standard for how officers should exercise discretion to grant or deny cases.

  • Tahirih’s Statement on Congresswoman Schakowsky’s Resolution Condemning Ruling in Matter of A-B-

    The Tahirih Justice Center thanks Congressman Jan Schakowsky’s for responding to the attempts to restrict survivors of domestic violence from receiving asylum in the U.S.

  • Spanish Translation: Brief Analysis of the President’s June 20 Executive Order

    This is the Spanish translation of Tahirih’s brief analysis that summarizes the primary points of concern in the June 20, 2018 Executive Order on family separation issued by the President.