IRAP has an innovative model of mobilizing legal resources to provide direct client services and advocate for refugees and displaced persons. We assure safe passage to destination countries and shape thought and practice in the United States and around the globe to ensure fair and humane treatment of these vulnerable individuals.
30,000+ displaced people provided with legal aid
Utilizing the lessons learned in individual casework, IRAP advocates for systemic changes that benefit broader refugee populations. In the face of increasing partisanship and nationalism around forced migration issues, our team finds creative ways to partner with broad coalitions to push for global refugee protections.
78,000 U.S.-affiliated Afghans benefited from systemic SIV advocacy
IRAP’s litigation department brings systemic litigation to help refugees, asylum-seekers and others in need of a safe home. Our litigation team has won numerous court victories that opened and expedited pathways to safety in the U.S.
339,035 individuals stand to benefit from our court victories
Our Clients & Network
As a virtual public interest law firm with offices and pro bono partners around the globe, IRAP transcends borders to deliver free, high-quality legal services to displaced people, no matter where they live.