Publications ArchivePublication Tag: Fair Immigration Laws
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.
Brief Analysis of the President’s June 20 Executive Order
This brief analysis summarizes the primary points of concern in the June 20, 2018 Executive Order on family separation issued by the President.
Read the Spanish translation here.
Tahirih Statement on Family Separation Executive Order
The Tahirih Justice Center condemns the President’s decision, issued in an Executive Order on June 20, 2018, to end the separation of families only to require that the Department of Homeland Security jail children along with their parents.
Statement on the Prosecution of Parents With Children
As a member of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence’s Steering Committee, the Tahirih Justice Center joined colleague organizations in issuing this letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urging the Administration to cease the prosecution of parents seeking safety with their children in the United States.
Tahirih Statement to the Senate Appropriations Committee
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted this statement for the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing urging Senate to appropriate additional funding for immigration courts per the Department of Justice’s request for the fiscal year of 2019.