Pro Bono Library Items Archive
Gender-Based Violence One Pager
Gender-based violence affects millions of individuals around the world. We explain this form of violence and its different forms in this one pager.
Tahirih Statement on Temporary Stay Ruling in Remain in Mexico Lawsuit
The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to keep the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy in effect while it reviews the District Court’s preliminary injunction. Despite this temporary setback, Tahirih is hopeful that the Court of Appeals’ ultimate decision will find that the policy is against the rule of law.
Updated Tahirih Comments on Proposed Revisions to Fee Waiver Request Form
Tahirih submitted supplemental comments on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) proposed revisions to the fee waiver request form. While USCIS has revised the form in order to accomodate the unique circumstances of survivors, other unnecessary burdens remain. Tahirih urges USCIS to remove two other requirements that pose as barriers to legal remedies for survivors.
Tahirih Comments on Limited Scope Representation
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments to the Executive Office of Immigration Review in support of expanding limited scope representation in immigration courts and proceedings before the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Tahirih Statement on Presidential Proclamation on Asylum
The Tahirih Justice Center is deeply concerned about the likelihood of new regulations pursuant to the presidential proclamation of April 29, which includes new fees for asylum applications and work permits. Tahirih will file comments opposing proposed regulations and will continue to expose policies that harm asylum seekers.
2018 Impact Report
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Tahirih Comments on Tip Form
The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to the proposed new Form G-1530. The new proposed “tip” form will allow individuals to report claims of immigration benefit fraud anonymously, which will embolden violence abusers and make it easier for them to carry out their threats.