NewsAugust 9th, 2018
Members of the Tahirih staff have witnessed first-hand how recent policies are impacting individuals and families seeking protection. Help us ensure our justice system honors our nation’s proud history, enshrined in U.S. law, of offering protection to women, men, and children fleeing persecution and violence.
NewsAugust 1st, 2018
Tahirih’s Irena Sullivan wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Times about the consequences of stricter asylum laws for women fleeing domestic violence.
NewsJuly 20th, 2018
Reuters quoted the Executive Director of the Atlanta office, Shana Tabak, about the chaos of providing legal services at the border.
NewsJuly 18th, 2018
Tahirih’s Anne Chandler spoke to Houston Public Media about the need for a new approach to filling asylum briefs in light of the new guidelines.
NewsJune 18th, 2018
At the border in McAllen, Texas, Tahirih’s Anne Chandler saw dozens upon dozens of heartbroken parents who didn’t know the whereabouts of their children.
NewsJune 6th, 2018
Tahirih Houston staff went to the border city of McAllen, Texas to help gather data about the rapidly developing practice of separating children from their parents.
NewsMay 31st, 2018
Tahirih condemns the government’s new “zero tolerance” policy, which has resulted in the separation of families in record numbers.