August 26th, 2015
Houston has one of the nation’s largest court backlogs, and the absence of just one judge can have a significant impact in the city’s chronically overrun immigration court system, according to an article published on Aug. 26 in the Houston Chronicle.
August 7th, 2015
Jaha’s journey has been transformative, not just for her, but for me. I am humbled to see someone so young leading us all as we fight for equality for girls and women.
June 17th, 2015
“You have treated us worse than an animal.” This is Lilian’s message. The teen mom slit her wrists at a detention center in Texas.
April 30th, 2015
Violence against women and girls is not just a problem in countries like Afghanistan and Somalia. It’s happening in the U.S., too.
April 16th, 2015
The cost of a bullet is less than a dollar. Our client Lina overheard these chilling words spoken about her in the days before she was forced into marriage.
April 15th, 2015
A severe backlog of immigration cases, combined with a shortage of judges, is delaying justice for Tahirih clients.
April 12th, 2015
Tahirih Justice Center creates individualized escape plans for girls like Naila in forced marriage situations in the U.S.