June 14th, 2021
USCIS announced the implementation of a policy that allows U-visa petitioners within the U.S. who submit complete applications and pass a background check to receive a work permit and protection from deportation almost immediately, rather than waiting years in a backlogged system.
June 10th, 2021
Yesterday, the Tahirih Justice Center filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in federal court to compel the government to release records about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ […]
June 4th, 2021
A reflection from Tahirih’s African Diaspora Caucus May 25, 2021 marked one year since George Floyd, a Black man, was viciously murdered on camera by a White, former Minneapolis […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.