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News tagged Asylum
  • REPORT: “Ensuring Equal and Enduring Access to Asylum”

    September 9th, 2021

    To ensure equal and enduring access to asylum for survivors of gender-based violence, the U.S. must add gender as a protected ground for asylum.

  • Survivor Voices: Camille

    August 5th, 2020

    Camille faced patriarchal violence from an early age. After the reprieve of a happy marriage was cut short, Camille was forced to again confront cultural norms that saw her as […]

  • Survivor Voices: Meena

    August 5th, 2020

    Meena was treated as a servant for as long as she can remember, always taught that her purpose was to serve men. When at 15 she was promised to a […]

  • Survivor Voices: Uwa

    July 1st, 2020

    Uwa is an independent, well-educated woman who provided for herself and her family. This outraged her husband’s family, who pressured him to “control” her, including through violence. She refused to […]

  • 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 Files Lawsuit Challenging the Use of CBP to Conduct Credible Fear Interviews

    March 30th, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | March 30, 2020 Today, the Tahirih Justice Center filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the use of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents to screen […]

  • Compassion for Refugees Fleeing Violence Abroad

    March 19th, 2020

    In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, Tahirih Litigation Counsel, Richard Caldarone, reflects on the Supreme Court’s decision on the ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy. Caldarone writes: […]