NewsMarch 26th, 2009
Tahirih’s clients have historically been faced with threats of arrest and deportation from their abusers, but lately these women, who have a right to legal status, are caught in the crossfire of increased activities by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
NewsMarch 19th, 2009
Critical legislation would help counteract the severe “chilling effect” that exists due to immigrant victims’ fear and confusion about what treatment they can expect from police—deterring crime-reporting and help-seeking, hindering law enforcement investigations and prosecutions, and undermining public safety for us all.
NewsMarch 17th, 2009
For too many immigrant women and girls, escaping from an abuser is not as simple as running away. Obstacles to help, such finding a shelter that accepts a woman who […]
NewsMarch 12th, 2009
Investments in internal capacity are not terribly glamorous, but they are critical to our ability to better serve immigrant women and girls fleeing violence.
NewsMarch 5th, 2009
They arrived with bags of toys and books, and they spent all morning painting, sorting stuffed animals, and decorating a room. Their work didn’t stop there.
NewsFebruary 17th, 2009
Long-awaited regulations that govern the process by which survivors of certain serious crimes and human trafficking may apply to become lawful permanent residents went into effect Jan. 12, 2009.
NewsDecember 11th, 2008
Over the course of four days in September 2008, then-US Attorney General Michael Mukasey opened the door for the Board of Immigration Appeals to fundamentally alter a woman’s ability to claim asylum in the United States based on gender-based persecution.