Today, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) at the Urban Justice Center published a policy report on the ongoing importance of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program. The report comes... read more →
Two of IRAP's clients, both resettled to the United States from Iraq, attended President Trump's first speech to Congress as guests of Members of Congress to represent those affected by the... read more →
IRAP recently concluded its annual student trip to our field office in Amman, Jordan, during which students gain hands-on experience working face to face with clients. The students then report... read more →
IRAP client, Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, with IRAP attorney, Julie Kornfeld, outside of JFK Airport after he was held for more than 22 hours in detention.
Our urgent call earlier today has been met with an incredible response - hundreds of lawyers have signed up to help. We have reached capacity and have therefore taken down the... read more →
This is the third in a series of personal accounts written by Bader, an LGBT refugee and current IRAP client. Bader is a 23-year-old who decided one day that he didn't... read more →
Almost 150 law students, legal and policy experts, and supporters attended IRAP’s Annual Student Summit on October 8-9, marking another record year of participation. This year’s summit featured a highly anticipated... read more →