The Reauthorization of VAWA Was Necessary and Contains Historic Gains But Falls Short for Immigrant Survivors of Violence
NewsMarch 11th, 2022
Last night, the Senate reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a vote that was six years in the making. The Tahirih Justice Center applauds Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) for their legislative leadership in the fight to get VAWA over the finish line. The new authorization provides more than $500 million to increase resources for survivors of violence.
NewsDecember 7th, 2020
At the Tahirih Justice Center, we believe that it is not enough to simply win a client’s legal case. We work to support their needs and connect them with a variety of services, like skill–building opportunities, workforce readiness and education programs, counseling, and […]