Publications ArchivePublication Tag: Fair Immigration Laws
A Beacon of Hope: Our History
Layli Miller-Muro founded Tahirih in 1997 following her involvement as a student attorney in a precedent-setting case that revolutionized asylum law in the United States. Learn more about our pioneering history in the protection of women and girls.
Righting the Wrong: Why Detention of Asylum-Seeking Mothers and Children Must End Now
It is time for the U.S. government to reconsider its response to refugee women and children fleeing violence, and put an end to the shameful practice of family detention — once and for all. Read our position paper, which outlines three key recommendations for the United States to right the wrong of family detention.
Precarious Protection: How Unsettled Policy and Current Laws Harm Women and Girls Fleeing Persecution
Drawing on the experiences of Tahirih clients and important findings from numerous studies by advocacy organizations and governmental agencies, this report by Tahirih exposes the continuing injustices facing women and girls seeking asylum in the United States and offers recommendations for system change.
Immigrant Power and Control Wheel
A helpful diagram in understanding the tactics used by an abuser to establish and maintain control over his immigrant victim.