February 8th, 2022
The Tahirih Justice Center celebrates yesterday’s court ruling in AsylumWorks v. Mayorkas. It’s a lawsuit that challenged two rules that prevented people seeking asylum from receiving timely work authorization.
February 3rd, 2022
Today, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced a bill that would reshape the nation’s immigration courts by making them independent of the Department of Justice (DOJ), led by the U.S. attorney general. The bill would create a new immigration court system under Article I of the U.S. Constitution and it would ensure that judges are unbiased, that court procedures are transparent to the public, and that the executive branch does not decide on the court’s budget. The Tahirih Justice Center believes this bill is an important step to ensure a fair process for immigrants where matters of life and liberty are at stake.
December 18th, 2021
For International Migrants Day 2021, Tahirih condemns the unjust detention of migrants and survivors who are seeking asylum.
November 30th, 2021
When you donate or create your own online fundraiser for Giving Tuesday, you provide vital support for immigrant survivors of gender-based violence on their path towards justice.
November 24th, 2021
In the United States, November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating the contributions, lives, and cultures of Indigenous people across the Americas. […]
November 16th, 2021
Mariela is a survivor of forced marriage and domestic violence. She is currently seeking an appeal on her asylum case.
October 29th, 2021
Today, the Biden administration issued a memo that attempts to end, for a second time, the Remain in Mexico policy, also knows as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which was implemented in 2019 and forced thousands of individuals to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are processed.