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Pro Bono Library Items Archive


  • Tahirih Comments on Safe-Third-Country Agreement with Guatemala

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to the interim final rule, 84 Fed. Reg. 63994, implementing safe-third-country agreements and allowing the government to remove asylum seekers to Guatemala.

  • Fundraising Toolkit

    Thank you for partnering with us and making an incredible impact on the lives of women and children seeking freedom from violence. This toolkit is your guide to fundraising success!

  • Tahirih Comments Opposing Presidential Proclamation on Health Insurance

    • Publication Date: October 31, 2019
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed comments opposing the implementation of the presidential proclamation making “approved” health insurance a prerequisite to a receipt of an immigrant visa. The proclamation has since been blocked by a temporary restraining order.

  • Amicus Brief Filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    The Tahirih Justice Center and partner organizations filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Campos Tapia v. Barr. The brief emphasizes that domestic violence is not a purely personal matter beyond the reach of asylum protections and that gender-based violence in Mexico is often inflicted on account of feminist political opinions.

  • Tahirih Comments to Proposed Rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions

    • Publication Date: November 15, 2019
    • Publication Categories: Comments

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted comments in opposition to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) proposed rule on Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions (76 FR 54978).

  • Tahirih Statement on ‘Remain in Mexico’ for the House Committee on Homeland Security

    The Tahirih Justice Center submitted a statement to the United States House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, as the Subcommittee examines the human rights and legal implications of the United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) ‘Remain in Mexico’ (RIM) policy implemented in January 2019.

  • Tahirih Statement on Proposed Application Fees for Affirmative Asylum Seekers

    The Tahirih Justice Center is strongly opposed to the administration’s proposed regulations that create additional, undue barriers for asylum seekers to access justice, including a $50 fee for affirmative asylum applications and a $490 fee for initial Employee Authorization Document (EAD)s. This rule would make the U.S. among the only four countries in the world to charge those seeking asylum.