International Refugee Assistance Project

Legal advocacy for refugees and displaced people in need of a safe place to call home.

 

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New York, NY – EIN 822167556 refugeerights.org

Free direct legal representation, systemic advocacy, and litigation.

The International Refugee Assistance Project works to organize law students and lawyers to develop and enforce legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. It was originally a project of the Urban Justice Center in New York City, founded and directed by Becca Heller.

Mobilizing direct legal aid, litigation, and systemic advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.

IRAP believes that everyone should have a safe place to live and a safe way to get there. We value action, accountability, innovation, and candor. We are nimble, collaborative, and nonpartisan. We believe in the power of individuals to change their own circumstances. And we believe in results.

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International Refugee Assistance Project

The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) works to organize law students and lawyers to develop and enforce legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons.[1] It was originally a project of the Urban Justice Center in New York City, founded and directed by Becca Heller.[2] On December 23, 2018, IRAP became an independent 501(c)(3) organization.[3]

IRAP has offices in New York City, Jordan, and Lebanon.[4] IRAP is a plaintiff in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump and co-counsel in Darweesh v. Trump.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Mission & Values". International Refugee Assistance Project. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  2. ^ Silow-Caroll, Andrew (April 6, 2016). "Meet the 'intensely neurotic' Jew saving the world's refugees". Times of Israel.
  3. ^ 2019 Report to Supporters (PDF) (Report). International Refugee Assistance Project. p. 29.
  4. ^ "Our Team". International Refugee Assistance Project. Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  5. ^ Shear, Michael D.; Kulish, Nicholas; Feuer, Alan (January 28, 2017). "Judge Blocks Trump Order on Refugees Amid Chaos and Outcry Worldwide". The New York Times.

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INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PROJECT INC

IRAP

NEW YORK, NY 10004-1586 | Tax-exempt since Aug. 2018
  • EIN: 82-2167556
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose (Human Services — Multipurpose and Other)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
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Aug. 2018

Fiscal year ending Aug.

2018

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990

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990 (filed on Sept. 13, 2019)

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990

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Aug. 2017

Fiscal year ending Aug.

2017

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Last Updated: 2020-11-23 08:21