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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 12, 2022
IRAP Announces $53 Million Expansion of Legal Assistance for Displaced People Funded Through The Audacious Project
Today, at the TED2022 conference, the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) was announced as a 2021-2022 grantee of The Audacious Project. With this generous investment, IRAP will scale up its legal advocacy and services to address the global refugee crisis in an unprecedented way.
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.
Mar 2, 2022
IRAP and We Are All America Celebrate Restart of Direct Access Program for U.S.-Affiliated Iraqis
Last night, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced it will restart the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) Direct Access Program (DAP) for U.S.-Affiliated Iraqis (Iraqi P-2 Program). IRAP welcomes the announcement that DAP processing will resume, and we look forward to receiving more details to ensure the scale and speed of processing matches the need.
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 19, 2022
Advocates Call On Biden Administration to Restore the U.S. Refugee Resettlement System and Protect Iraqi and Afghan Allies
On a press call held earlier today, advocates and experts discussed the state of the U.S. refugee resettlement system one year into the Biden administration and called on the U.S. to fulfill its promise to protect Iraqi and Afghan allies.