¿Cómo afectarán los casos Garland v. Aleman Gonzalez y Garland v. Patel a los inmigrantes?
NewsSeptember 22nd, 2022
Rachel Sheridan, Tahirih’s Litigation Counsel spoke with City Limits reporter Daniel Parra and El Diario NY report Jesus Garcia about two recent SCOTUS decisions that will negatively impact immigrants seeking legal status in the U.S.
Miles de inmigrantes están en riesgo tras decisiones de la Corte Suprema
NewsSeptember 9th, 2022
Tahirih’s Senior Litigation Counsel, Richard Caldarone, spoke to La Opinion reporter Jesus Garcia, about two recent SCOTUS decisions that could devastatingly impact the clients we serve.
Local teen organizes benefit concert to support survivors of gender-based violence
NewsAugust 23rd, 2022
In an article featured in the Mountain View Voice reporter, reporter Malea Martin, interviewed Morgan Weibel, the executive director for Tahirih’s San Francisco/Bay area office in a preview coverage of Soaring in Concert — a concert benefit organized by Aaron Bao, a high school sophomore in Los Altos, California.
She’s at Brown. Her Heart’s Still in Kabul.
NewsAugust 17th, 2022
The New York Times Magazines reporter, Maddie Crowell, spoke with Tahirih’s co-director of client advocacy, Adilene Nuñez-Huang, about the hurdles Afghan women who seek a college education face while awaiting asylum claims.
More than a million could die waiting for green cards as U.S. immigration buckles amid COVID
NewsAugust 4th, 2022
Los Angeles Times immigration reporter, Andrea Castillo, spoke with Daniella Prieshoff, supervising attorney at the Tahirih Justice Center, about how visa backlogs are impacting her clients that have been waiting for an answer for several years.
Tahirih Justice Center: Celebrating a Baha’i-inspired NGO
NewsMay 5th, 2022
In this article for Bahaiteachings.org, Tahirih’s volunteer legal counsel Paul Glist—in consultation with Managing Attorney Anusce Sanai and Donor Relations Associate, Ron Lapitan—wrote about how their Baha’i faith is honored at the Tahirih Justice Center and what it means to work for a Baha’i-inspired nonprofit.
2022 Policy Platform
NewsApril 1st, 2022
Tahirih’s policy work is rooted in our core values and in our specific theory of change. Inspired by the Bahá’í faith and grounded in our belief in the oneness of humanity, we reach for a society that embraces our diversity and guarantees everyone’s human rights. Our mission is to advance policies and laws that enable immigrant survivors of gender-based violence to pursue legal immigration status, live in safety, and forge their own paths. Everything we do is in service of that goal.
The immigration system is shattered. Survivors are denied access to safety because of policies and practices that could be fixed. The Tahirih Justice Center is prioritizing the following policy goals to immediately improve protections for immigrant survivors while simultaneously seeking long-term, systemic change.