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Posts tagged Remain in Mexico
  • U.S. Asylum Deterrence Policies Increase Risk of Gender-Based Violence

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    October 11th, 2022

    A new report by Oxfam America and the Tahirih Justice Center documents how common it is for migrants seeking asylum to experience gender-based violence in Mexico while waiting to access the asylum process in the U.S.  In Surviving Deterrence: How U.S. Asylum Deterrence Policies Normalize Gender-Based Violence, Oxfam America and Tahirih explain how U.S. asylum deterrence policies, such as border closures and expulsions, exacerbate conditions that cause gender-based violence to proliferate at the southern border. The report further asserts that survivors who do manage to apply for asylum face an inequitable and re-traumatizing process on a systemic level.   

  • Amicus Brief in M-D-C-V-

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    October 28th, 2020

    Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit in support of an asylum-seeker who was improperly detained in the United States and forcibly returned […]

  • ‘Remain in Mexico’ Amicus Brief

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    October 28th, 2020

    In response to an invitation from the Board of Immigration Appeals, Tahirih joined other organizations explaining why the notice provided to individuals placed in the Orwellian-named “Migrant Protection Protocols” does […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Review ‘Remain in Mexico’

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    October 19th, 2020

    On October 19, 2020, the Supreme Court agreed to hear challenges against the administration’s policy ‘Remain in Mexico’, which has forced more than 60,000 asylum seekers to wait in Mexico […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Supreme Court Decision on ‘Remain in Mexico’

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    March 11th, 2020

    The Supreme Court ruled to allow ‘Remain in Mexico’ to remain in effect along the entire border as legal challenges against the policy continue. This ruling comes after two weeks […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Ninth Circuit Stay on ‘Remain in Mexico’

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    March 5th, 2020

    Last night, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the injunction to block the harmful ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy will take effect on March 12, applying only to the […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Ninth Circuit Stay on ‘Remain in Mexico’

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    March 2nd, 2020

    On February 27, 2020, the Tahirih Justice Center celebrated what we thought was an important victory in the fight to stop the harmful ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy, which forces asylum […]