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Posts tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Tahirih Denounces Recertification of Matter of A-B- Opinion

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    January 15th, 2021

    Yesterday, the Acting Attorney General issued a new opinion on Matter of A-B-, yet again cruelly attacking immigrant survivors of domestic and sexual violence seeking asylum. The policies of the […]

  • Tahirih Files Lawsuit Challenging Work Permit Bars for Asylum Seekers

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    December 23rd, 2020

    The Tahirih Justice Center filed a lawsuit challenging two Department of Homeland Security rules that will deny people seeking asylum access to a work permit. Finalized in June 2020, the […]

  • This Human Rights Day, Meet Allan.

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    December 10th, 2020

    Today we celebrate Human Rights Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and proclaimed that all people — regardless […]

  • Tahirih’s Interdisciplinary Model, Explained

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    December 7th, 2020

    At the Tahirih Justice Center, we believe that it is not enough to simply win a client’s legal case. We work to support their needs and connect them with a variety of services, like skill–building opportunities, workforce readiness and education programs, counseling, and […]

  • New Proposed Rules to Limit Due Process for Immigrant Survivors

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    November 25th, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | NOVEMBER 25, 2020 CONTACT: Rachel Pak [email protected]; 571-550-9162 Today, the outgoing administration proposed two rules that would speed up the deportation machine that immigration courts have […]

  • Eviction Protection in Texas

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    November 18th, 2020

    Immigrant survivors of violence have been especially vulnerable during the pandemic. The Tahirih Justice Center works with immigrant victims of gender-based violence such as domestic violence, human trafficking, and rape—and […]

  • Tahirih Statement on Incoming Biden-Harris Administration

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    November 9th, 2020

    Over the past four years, policy after policy, fueled by racism and xenophobia, have chipped away at legal protections for immigrant survivors— building an invisible wall that has denied access […]