Trump administration moves to extend detention times for immigrant families
NewsAugust 21st, 2019
Tahirih Bay Area Executive Director Morgan Weibel commented on the administration’s move to extend detention times for immigrant families, as well as its overall policy of deterrence.
Help a sick child or forgo citizenship? Immigrants anguish over new Trump rule
NewsAugust 15th, 2019
NBC News reported on immigrants’ reactions to the new rule denying permanent legal residence or citizenship to immigrants who are deemed “public charges,” and quoted Tahirih Senior Immigration Policy Counsel, Irena Sullivan.
Tell the U.S. Government: We Oppose the Asylum Ban
Action AlertsAugust 1st, 2019
Use your voice to tell the U.S. government that you oppose the newest asylum ban. We must tell the government that every individual deserves a chance to demonstrate their eligibility for asylum and need for protection.
Lawyers Are Furious That Immigration Courts Are Getting Rid of Interpreters
NewsJuly 25th, 2019
VICE quoted Tahirih Bay Area Executive Director, Morgan Weibel, in an article about the administration’s new steps to eliminate in-person interpreters from immigration courts.
Some undocumented immigrants are now subject to ‘expedited removal.’ Here’s what to know.
NewsJuly 23rd, 2019
TIME quoted Tahirih Director of Legal and Social Services, Kursten Phelps, in an article explaining the administration’s new “expedited removal” policy.
Trump moves to kick out more immigrants without hearings
NewsJuly 22nd, 2019
In an article about the administration’s plan to expand the population of undocumented immigrants eligible for expedited removal without a hearing, The Daily Beast quoted Tahirih’s Director of Legal and Social Services, Kursten Phelps.
Shutting the door on asylum seekers
NewsJuly 17th, 2019
In a letter to the editor, Tahirih Chief of Policy Archi Pyati criticized new policies that effectively shut the door on immigrant families and unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the United States.