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News tagged Tahirih Updates
  • Special Message from Layli: Tahirih’s Next Chapter

    February 3rd, 2021

    This marks my 20th year as CEO of Tahirih and, with great pride for the past and enthusiasm for a new future, I have decided that it will be my last.

  • Tahirih Statement on “Remain in Mexico” Suspension

    January 21st, 2021

    Yesterday, the administration announced a suspension of “Remain in Mexico,” a policy implemented nearly two years ago that has forced more than 70,000 individuals to wait in Mexico as their […]

  • Tahirih Statement on New Administration’s Immigration Bill and Executive Orders

    January 20th, 2021

    Today, the new administration proposed the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, a sweeping immigration bill that includes provisions to restore asylum and humanitarian protections for individuals fleeing unimaginable persecution, including […]

  • Tahirih Denounces Recertification of Matter of A-B- Opinion

    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

    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.

    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

    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 […]