Retire this Dehumanizing Language About ImmigrantsMay 5th, 2023
OtherWords.org published an op-ed by Tahirih’s Supervising Attorney, Daniella Prieshoff, in which she calls out the dehumanizing language used in mass media and by politicians that is used to justify inhumane policies and cruel discourse of immigrants.
2023 Policy PlatformApril 26th, 2023
Tahirih’s policy work is rooted in our core values and in our promise theory of change. We work to advance policies and laws that enable immigrant survivors of gender-based violence to purse legal immigration status, live in safety, and fore their own paths.
The Tahirih Justice Center is prioritizing the following policy goals to immediately improve protections for immigrant survivors with simultaneously seeking long-term, systemic change.
As advocates push for child marriage bans, some states resistMarch 17th, 2023
The Washington Post reporter, Kimberly Kindy, interviewed Tahirih’s public policy experts on child marriage in U.S. You can read the full article here.
Immigrants to receive $1,000 monthly for six monthsMarch 10th, 2023
NewsBreak contributor Aneka Duncan did a feature on Project Empower, a collaboration project between Tahirih and My New Red Shoes. This program offered unconditional, regular cash transfers of $1000 per […]
A fair asylum process must protect the most vulnerable at our bordersDecember 16th, 2022
The Hill featured an Op-Ed by Irena Sullivan, senior immigration policy counsel at the Tahirih Justice Center, that calls for an asylum process that protects immigrants survivors of gender-based violence.
“Contar mi historia me ayuda a sanarme”: hispana habla de cómo logró salir del tráfico humanoNovember 14th, 2022
Tahirih’s client, Brenda Rincon, shared her story with Univision Atlanta reporter, Ana Herrera. Brenda says sharing her survival story helps her heal.
You can see the full interview in Spanish here.
She was a child bride, now she says her kids are stuck with abusive husband far from Houston.September 22nd, 2022
The Houston Chronicle reporter, Elizabeth Trovall, spoke with Tahirih’s Chief of Programs about the obstacles Afghan refugees face while seeking asylum in the U.S.