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Jun 2, 2022
IRAP Lawsuit Calls on U.S. Government to Reunite Sri Lankan Refugee Family
Today, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee living in Texas who has been waiting to reunite with his wife and children in the United States via the “follow-to-join” (FTJ) program.
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.
Feb 16, 2022
Refugees Affected by Trump Muslim Bans Continue to be Stalled or Rejected Under Biden, Shows New Data and Analysis Released…
Settlement reporting from IRAP’s lawsuit JFS v. Trump shows the enduring impact of the Muslim bans and demonstrates that the Biden administration has failed to rectify the harm done to refugees by the previous administration, especially when it comes to reuniting families and instituting fair and transparent refugee vetting.
Jan 20, 2021
Press Release: IRAP Applauds Executive Order Rescinding Muslim and African Bans
The order revokes two of the Trump administration’s many discriminatory policies that have kept hundreds of thousands of families separated from their loved ones in the United States for years.