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Migrant Rights

Our Work

When people migrate with dignity, the world is a more just, safe, and peaceful place. The Advocates believes in - and fights for - immigration systems guided by international human rights standards and dedicated to the fair and humane treatment of all.  

We mobilize pro bono attorneys to provide free legal services to migrants who are victims of human rights abuses. 

We work to reform the legal system by documenting and reporting on human rights abuses and advocating for immigration policies that center human rights.

Our extensive education and training resources help educators, individuals, and communities understand the dynamics of migration through a human rights lens.

How You Can Help

The Advocates recruits and trains volunteer attorneys, legal assistants, court observers, and interpreters to help individuals who have fled persecution in their countries of origin.

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Read about our latest work on migrant rights.

Refugee & Immigrant Program Staff