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October 30, 2014
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez Releases Report on Post-2014 Assistance to Afghanistan

This week U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released a report titled “Afghanistan in Transition: The U.S. Civilian Presence and Assistance Post-2014.” The report considers economic, political, and other challenges that persist in Afghanistan and offers recommendations for how the United States might support the country’s development moving forward. Critically, […]

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October 28, 2014
IRAP Consultants Receive Award for Pro Bono Service

This week Faegre Baker Daniels announced that two consultants, Beena Patel and Joshua Andrews, would receive the 2014 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award for their work with IRAP. Beena and Joshua played a critical role in IRAP’s successful work to secure Congressional approval of 1,000 additional visas for Afghan nationals who worked with the United […]

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October 27, 2014
IRAP and AIG Receive 2014 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award

Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) announced today that it will award IRAP and the American International Group Inc.’s (AIG) Global Legal, Compliance, Regulatory, and Government Affairs department (GLCR) with the 2014 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award for their work with refugees in the Middle East. The award will be presented at the 2014 PBI Annual Dinner […]

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October 24, 2014
CFR Blog: Let’s Talk About the Plight of Afghan Interpreters

Following the segment about Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) on HBO’s Last Week Tonight, a blog piece published by the Council on Foreign Relations asks: why is a comedian the only one talking about this? The authors, Janine Davidson and Emerson Brooking, explore both what enabled the SIV program in Afghanistan to become “stuck in a […]

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October 23, 2014
IRAP Surpasses Fundraising Goal on Fundly

IRAP is thrilled to share the incredible news that, through the steadfast support and dedication of over 130 donors, we have raised $87,935 through the Fundly online fundraising campaign, which will be doubled by Google, for a total of over $175,000! This 30-day campaign raised awareness and financial support for the thousands of Iraqi and Afghan men and women whose lives are […]

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