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Apr 7, 2022
“President Biden Removed the Muslim Ban but He Didn’t Fix the Harm”: IRAP Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Separated Somali…
Today, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Mohamuds, a Somali refugee family waiting to reunite in the United States, and sent an open letter signed by more than 75 partner organizations calling on the Biden administration to do more to undo the legacy of the Muslim refugee ban.
Apr 6, 2022
Mohamud v. DHS: Challenging the continuing impact of the Muslim refugee ban and arbitrary denial of a Somali family’s previously…
IRAP filed a lawsuit in partnership with a Somali family who were on the verge of being reunited the day the former Trump Administration issued its Muslim refugee ban.
Mar 23, 2022
IRAP Seeks to Defend Central American Minors Program Against Texas Legal Challenge
Last night, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) filed a motion on behalf of four families to intervene in the legal challenge filed by 15 states attempting to shut down the Central American Minors (CAM) Program.
Jan 11, 2022
New IRAP Report Outlines Steps to Rebuild Refugee Program: 22 Recommendations for 2022
Today, the IRAP released Rebuilding the U.S. Refugee Program for the Future: 22 Recommendations for 2022, a report addressing current challenges and opportunities to restore the U.S. refugee resettlement program in 2022 and beyond.
Nov 18, 2021
U.S. to Reopen Refugee Applications of Iranian Religious Minorities Mass Denied Under Unfair “Extreme Vetting”
Today, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) and Latham & Watkins LLP announced a settlement in Doe v. Mayorkas, a 2018 class action lawsuit challenging the mass denial of the refugee applications of dozens of Iranians of persecuted minority faiths in the Lautenberg-Specter Program.
Oct 7, 2021
IRAP Files Lawsuit Demanding U.S. Government Protect Afghan Ally’s Children from Taliban
Today, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, demanding U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken fulfill his legal and moral obligation to protect Afghan allies and their families by evacuating them to safety.