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Posts tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Tahirih Statement on the End of the “Remain in Mexico” Policy

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    June 1st, 2021

    The Department of Homeland Security officially terminated the “Remain in Mexico” policy, also known as the Migrant Protection Protocols, which was implemented over two years ago and forced more than 70,000 individuals to wait in Mexico as their asylum cases are processed.

  • Celebrating 10 years of the National Forced Marriage Working Group

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    May 28th, 2021

    As the Forced Marriage Initiative celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary at the Tahirih Justice Center, we want to recognize the incredible members of the national Forced Marriage Working Group. Founded […]

  • Tahirih Statement on End of Nationwide Moratorium on Evictions

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    May 5th, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center is disappointed in today’s decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to end the nationwide moratorium on evictions, in addition to the […]

  • A Message From Our New CEO, Archi Pyati.

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    May 3rd, 2021

    I’m writing to you today as Tahirih’s new Chief Executive Officer. I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve such dedicated, passionate, and talented colleagues, and excited to lead this incredible organization into its next chapter.

  • From our Board of Directors: Gratitude in a Time of Transition

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    April 29th, 2021

    We are moved to send a note of sincere thanks and to provide some perspective of challenges overcome and those we now face.

  • Tahirih Opposes Dangerously Amended NC Senate Bill on Child Marriage

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    April 28th, 2021

    The Tahirih Justice Center opposes amendments to Senate Bill 35 (S35), a bill that was originally intended to increase North Carolina’s age floor to marry and protect girls and young women from the harms of child marriage.

  • Sexual Abuse: A Cause and a Consequence of Forced Marriage

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    April 26th, 2021

    With spring in full bloom across the country, we know that wedding season is near.

    And while this can be a thrilling time to celebrate life’s precious moments with their family and friends, for some, the return of the wedding season can be tied to the trauma of sexual assault and serve as a trigger for individuals who have been forced to marry.