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News tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Tahirih Statement on Work Permits for U-Visa Petitioners

    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.

  • Tahirih Files Lawsuit to Demand Information on USCIS’s Last-in, First-out 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’ […]

  • The murder of George Floyd: One Year Later

    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 […]

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

    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

    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

    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.

    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.