April 17th, 2015
Nazira rose to prominence as a journalist in Afghanistan. By the early 90s, she had become a widely recognized and respected reporter, known for her advocacy and intrepid spirit. It was this same spirit that the Taliban sought to crush.
April 15th, 2015
A severe backlog of immigration cases, combined with a shortage of judges, is delaying justice for Tahirih clients.
April 13th, 2015
Nazira Karimi decried the Taliban’s gender-apartheid politics and brutality against Afghan women and girls, and she was admired by the public for her advocacy. The Taliban were desperate to silence her courageous voice.
January 23rd, 2015
Angela’s* son turned 3 inside the confines of a crowded detention center. He was stuck there, along with hundreds of other mothers and children fleeing violence in Central America.
October 28th, 2014
Martha’s gangster boyfriend threw her down a flight of stairs and struck her so hard in her head that her ears rang for hours. Now, a landmark ruling in August from the nation’s highest immigration court could help Martha and other domestic violence survivors.
September 23rd, 2014
Houston Director: “It is urgent that we enact alternatives to detention and release survivors of sexual and domestic violence as soon as possible.”
August 27th, 2014
A historic ruling from the U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals is a huge step forward for domestic violence survivors seeking refuge in America, but more action is needed to ensure equal protection for all survivors.