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Posts tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Layli Miller-Muro Wins BRAVA! Business Achievement Award


    July 21st, 2010

    The award recognizes 25 female executives who are exemplary leaders within their companies and communities at large.

  • Landmark Legislation Would Reaffirm U.S. Commitment to Refugees


    April 6th, 2010

    Landmark legislation would reaffirm the United States’ commitment to all those fleeing persecution and enact key provisions to assist women and girls seeking asylum in the United States.

  • Tahirih Opens Third Office in Baltimore


    April 1st, 2010

    New office opens in response to great need in Baltimore region for Tahirih’s lifesaving legal services for immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.

  • Sandra’s Story Underscores Urgent Need for Tahirih’s Holistic Services


    March 26th, 2010

    It didn’t take Sandra long to learn that her new husband had lied about his status as a citizen in the United States. But it was too late for her to save herself from an abusive marriage.

  • Tahirih Houston Builds Support for I-VAWA


    March 12th, 2010

    If passed, I-VAWA will, for the first time in United States history, make ending violence against women a diplomatic priority and incorporate comprehensive solutions aimed at ending domestic violence into all US foreign assistance programs.

  • Federal Bill Introduced to Eliminate Arbitrary Asylum Deadline that Harms Survivors


    March 11th, 2010

    Proposed legislation would put an end to the one-year filing deadline for asylum. The deadline can have devastating consequences for women and girls seeking refuge from gender-based persecution.

  • A Note From Layli: Year End Reflections


    December 8th, 2009

    As a mother, I know that there isn’t anything you wouldn’t do to protect and feed your child. Parents all over the world are united in their primordial instincts to protect their children. It is this same impulse to safeguard one’s family that motivates our clients to flee horrific forms of violence and come to us seeking help.