As the number of immigrants placed in detention grows exponentially, CAIR Coalition is the only legal service provider focused on serving detained women, men, and children held in 12 jails and juvenile centers in Maryland and Virginia. Thousands are asylum seekers fleeing violence, abuse, and human trafficking; hundreds are children who migrated alone or have been forcibly separated from their parents. So CAIR Coalition offers legal orientation, individual consultation, pro bono representation, and “Know Your Rights” trainings, empowering immigrants facing detention and deportation to achieve equal justice. It also trains attorneys working in the immigration and criminal justice arenas, conducts extensive community outreach and education, and passionately advocates for policies that protect immigrant rights. Consider this: in 2017, CAIR Coalition served 556 unaccompanied children – 100 more than the year before. The need is growing: can your support grow with it?

Awards & Recognition

HBA-DC's 2013 Hugh A. Johnson Memorial Award
Kathy Doan, Executive Director, recepient of 2015 Jerrold Scoutt Prize from the DC Bar Foundation

Press

    Budget (FY2012)

    • $3 million or higher
    • $1 million to $3 million
    • The current budget for Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition is: $500k to $1 million
    • Less than $500k

    Catalogue charities range in size from $100,000 to $3 million. This graphic indicates the budget range of the organization featured here. If you see an organizational budget above the $3 million mark, that is because the featured charity has grown in size since it first appeared in the Catalogue. We proudly present on our website the work of these "growth" charities.

    About the Catalogue for Philanthropy

    Each year 120 expert reviewers evaluate applicants for distinction, merit, and impact. Each featured charity has been successfully site visited and its financials given the thumbs up. The Catalogue for Philanthropy charges no fees and raises funds separately to support its work. Since 2003, it has raised over $40 million for charities across the Greater Washington region.

    The Catalogue for Philanthropy looks to friends like you to keep our services independent and entirely free of charge. Consider a small contribution to the Catalogue to cap off your gift and help the causes you care about get the full support they deserve!

    If you like Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition you might also like



    This organization collaborates with