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Search Results for: “asylum”
  • Judge Blocks Asylum Screening by Border Protection Agents


    August 31st, 2020

    Judge Leon in the District Court of the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting the deportation of families and the use of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents to screen […]

  • Tahirih Comments on Public Health Asylum Bar


    August 10th, 2020

    Tahirih submitted comments on the proposed regulations that would bar almost everyone from asylum and withholding of removal because of COVID-19.

  • Tahirih Comments on Asylum Rule


    July 20th, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center submited the following comments to the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in response to the proposed asylum regulations issued by the Departments on June 15, […]

  • Stand with Survivors to Save Asylum


    July 9th, 2020

    In this op-ed, Morgan Weibel, Executive Director of Tahirih SF Bay Area, writes about the most recent proposed regulations that would decimate the asylum system and eliminate gender-based asylum. Weibel […]

  • Tahirih Condemns the Administration’s Latest Proposed Asylum Regulations


    July 8th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed new regulations that attempt to use public health as a pretext to deny asylum claims. The rule would give the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice […]

  • Federal court strikes down Trump’s ‘third country’ asylum ban at the U.S.-Mexico border


    July 3rd, 2020

    Judge Kelly overturned the administration’s transit asylum ban, striking yet another legal blow to the administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Tahirih was part of the lawsuit challenging this illegal policy and […]

  • Judge deals setback to key Trump policy limiting asylum


    July 1st, 2020

    This article highlights the victory in Tahirih’s lawsuit challenging the transit asylum ban, which barred anyone approaching the U.S. southern border from applying for asylum, with limited exceptions. The lawsuit […]