April 7th, 2015
Tahirih Justice Center will honor two retired congressmen who have been critical advocates for courageous immigrant women and girls fleeing human rights abuses at its 18th Annual Gala
December 18th, 2014
Almost a decade has elapsed since Congress passed the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act, but U.S. agencies have yet to fully implement and enforce the federal law to safeguard so-called “mail-order” brides from abuse and exploitation, according to a report issued last week.
June 28th, 2013
Tahirih Justice Center praises the United States Senate’s passage yesterday of S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act.
May 17th, 2012
Tahirih is deeply disappointed by the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage yesterday of a flawed bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
December 1st, 2010
To multiply Tahirih’s public policy capacity, and to provide critical financial support to sustain and strengthen these important efforts, Tahirih has launched a dynamic new Public Policy Council.
October 28th, 2010
Release of fact sheet marks significant milestone in implementation of IMBRA, legislation spearheaded by Tahirih to prevent the abuse and exploitation of so-called “mail-order brides.”
October 16th, 2009
As long as IMBRA implementation and enforcement is lagging, vulnerable foreign women who meet American men through IMBs will remain dangerously unaware of lifesaving information about a future partner’s violent criminal history and about their legal rights.