The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.

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IRAP leverages every $1 donated into $10 of legal assistance. Your tax-deductible gift will have a profound impact on a truly global humanitarian crisis that demands bold and decisive action.

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Join our network of student advocates and help bring refugees to safety.


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Add your name to our list of grassroots advocates. We’ll reach out when our policy efforts demand urgent action, with instructions on how to make your voice heard.

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If you or someone you know needs legal help, please email in any language with as much information as possible about your situation and any relevant documents. Please see our Get Legal Help page for more instructions on how to request assistance.