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Search Results for: “asylum”
  • Tahirih Statement on DC Federal Court Ruling on Asylum Ban Lawsuit


    July 1st, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center is relieved at the decision in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on our lawsuit challenging the third country transit asylum ban, forcing the […]

  • Request for an Extension on the Asylum Rule Comment Period


    June 22nd, 2020

    Tahirih and more than 500 organizations signed on to a letter to urge the government to extend the comment period for the newest proposed asylum regulations.

  • Trump’s New Asylum Policy Doesn’t Help Our System


    June 19th, 2020

    Archi Pyati, Tahirih Chief of Policy and Communications, writes a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal on the new asylum regulations proposed by the administration.

  • Save Asylum

    Action Alerts

    June 18th, 2020

    Lea la información en español. Make your voice heard about a new proposed rule that would close the door on the vast majority of asylum seekers in the United States.  […]

  • Stand with Survivors: Protect Gender-Based Asylum


    June 12th, 2020

    Asylum is under attack. We must act now to stand with survivors and save gender-based violence.

  • Trump Administration Proposes Rules To Sharply Restrict Asylum Claims


    June 11th, 2020

    In this article, NPR quotes the Tahirih Justice Center on the newest asylum regulations proposed by the administration. If implemented, the regulations would effectively shut down the asylum system.

  • Tahirih Condemns New Proposed Regulations That Aim to End Asylum


    June 11th, 2020

    Today, the administration proposed regulations that aim to overturn U.S. asylum law, making it effectively impossible for people fleeing persecution to obtain protection in the United States. If implemented, the rule would eliminate gender-based asylum—shutting the door to anyone fleeing life-threatening persecution due to their gender, while undoing decades of legal precedent. Women fleeing rape […]