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Posts tagged Fair Immigration Laws
  • Tahirih Statement on Temporary Restraining Order Ruling on Asylum Ban

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    July 24th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s decision to keep the new asylum ban in effect, which bars anyone approaching the […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Expansion of Expedited Removal

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    July 23rd, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned by the administration’s expansion of expedited removal, which will apply to anyone arrested by ICE, anywhere in the United States. Exceptions will be […]

  • Amicus Brief Filed with the Board of Immigration Appeals

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    July 22nd, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief with the Board of Immigration Appeals in support of a U visa applicant in removal proceedings. The brief stresses […]

  • Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on Processing Delays at USCIS

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    July 16th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing on the impact of unprecedented U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) case processing delays on survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Tahirih Statement on New Rule Barring Immigrants from Applying for Asylum at the Southern U.S. Border

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    July 15th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly opposes an interim final rule being issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, which will bar asylum for everyone approaching the southern border, with few exceptions. The rule will be applied at the screening stage at the border as well as in immigration courts. Families, unaccompanied children, survivors of violence – all will be prohibited from obtaining asylum.

  • Tahirih Statement on Mass ICE Arrests

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    July 15th, 2019

    The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned by ICE raids targeting individuals with final deportation orders, including survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and related trauma. The impact of these actions is detrimental to immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, who may be deported before their humanitarian claims are resolved.

  • 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.