Pro Bono Library Items Archive
Letter to Governor of Virginia Regarding SB 1156
Tahirih submitted this letter to the Governor of Virginia requesting a veto of the VA Senate Bill No. 1156, which is a blanket prohibition on local law enforcement policies that restrict federal immigration enforcement. Tahirih is deeply concerned about the passage of the bill, which would put survivors of violence and members of the community in danger and deter them from seeking life-saving services.
Tahirih Statement on New Legislation to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act
The Tahirih Justice Center applauds Representative Bass (D-CA) and Representative Fitzpatrick (R-PA) for introducing a bipartisan bill in the House to reauthorize the critical Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Stories of Survival: The Violence Against Women Act
This compilation of stories from clients of the Tahirih Justice Center who have received legal protection through the Violence Against Women Act highlights its importance and the life-line it provides to survivors of violence.
VAWA Fact Sheet
This fact sheet on the Violence Against Women Act contains information about the protections and services it provides to survivors of violence.
Tahirih Testimony to House Judiciary Committee on VAWA Reauthorization
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted testimony for the record to the House Committee on the Judiciary for a hearing on March 7, 2019, on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Tahirih Statement on Abuse of Children in Detention
The Tahirih Justice Center’s Chief of Policy, Archi Pyati, issued a statement in response to a report from the Department of Health and Human Services revealing that thousands of migrant children had been sexually abused while in U.S. custody over the last four years.
Tahirih Statement to House Judiciary Committee on Family Separation
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted a statement to the House Judiciary Committee for its oversight hearing on the Administration’s family separation policy. Tahirih expresses its concerns about the implementation of the policy and its traumatizing impact on parents and children.