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News tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Voces de sobrevivientes: Clara

    October 25th, 2021

    Clara endured a perilous journey to reach safety. She trusted her Tahirih lawyers and now she lives a healthy, safe and free life.

  • Tahirih Joins the National Day of Action for Black Migrants

    October 14th, 2021

    International human rights law forbids sending people back to the country that they are fleeing when their lives are on the line. Black immigrants, including Haitians, have been discriminated against—and it’s costing lives. For months, thousands of Haitian asylum seekers and other Black migrants have been expelled from this country and denied their legal right to seek asylum. Black migrants deserve to be welcomed with dignity, not face an endless cycle of inhumane and violent treatment at the hands of our government.

  • Creating a safer world for Indigenous women and girls—together.

    October 10th, 2021

    October 11 marks both International Day of the Girl and Indigenous Peoples’ Day, observances that illuminate the ways gender-based violence particularly impacts those who live at the dangerous intersections of sexism, racism, and xenophobia.

  • Tahirih Statement on DHS New Priorities Enforcement

    October 1st, 2021

    The Department of Homeland Security issued broad new directives to immigration officers that will go into effect on November 29, 2021. Although these new enforcement and deportation guidelines clarify that not everyone who is an undocumented immigrant should, or can, be removed from the United States, the memo gives worryingly broad discretion to individual ICE and CBP agents to carry out the enforcement priorities and risks the removal of survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Journey to Justice: Hope & Healing

    September 30th, 2021

    Please join us on Thursday, October 28, 2021 for Tahirih Houston’s virtual event!

  • Tahirih Statement on Treatment of Haitians at the Border

    September 23rd, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center strongly condemns the administration’s racist and brutal mistreatment of Haitian refugees at the U.S. southern border.

  • Tahirih’s Afghan Asylum Project

    September 14th, 2021

    Support Afghan refugees seeking safety in the U.S.