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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Americans for Immigrant Justice

Protecting and promoting the basic human rights of immigrants

three stars

88.81

6355 NW 36th Street Suite 2201
Miami, FL 33166
tel: (305) 573-1106   Web Site
EIN: 65-0610872

Board Leadership
Cristina Dominguez
President

CEO
Cheryl Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is an award-winning non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants through a unique combination of free direct services, impact litigation, policy reform, and public education at local, state, and national levels. In Florida and on a national level, it champions the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocates for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serves as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speaks for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is an award-winning non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants through a unique combination of free direct services, impact litigation, policy reform, and public education at local, state, and national levels. In Florida and on a national level, it champions the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocates for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serves as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speaks for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of clients served
7,000
Number of community events or trainings held and attendance
1,450
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth 15.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans for Immigrant Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans for Immigrant Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans for Immigrant Justice (FL) 88.81 three stars
National Immigration Law Center (CA) 99.30 four stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.16 three stars
Texas Defender Service (TX) 89.19 three stars
Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (IL) 86.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,165,243
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $526,229
Total Contributions $4,691,472
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,691,472
   Other Revenue $243,263
TOTAL REVENUE $4,934,735
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,492,409
   Administrative Expenses $345,386
   Fundraising Expenses $107,462
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,945,257
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $989,478
   
Net Assets $2,391,128

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Direct Services $3,166,962 90.7%
Impact Advocacy $325,447 9.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2019 88.81 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 65-0610872
Name in IRS Master File AMERICANS FOR IMMIGRANT JUSTICE
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(462) Legal aid to indigents
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,620 4.09% Cheryl Little CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans for Immigrant Justice (FL) 88.81 three stars
New York Legal Assistance Group Incorporated (NY) 91.77 four stars
Greater Boston Legal Services (MA) 90.03 four stars
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) (NY) 89.59 three stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 90.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Americans for Immigrant Justice
6355 NW 36th Street
Suite 2201
Miami, FL 33166
tel: (305) 573-1106
fax: (305) 576-6273
EIN: 65-0610872

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Board Leadership

Cristina Dominguez
President

CEO

Cheryl Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder

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