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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Americans for Immigrant Justice

Protecting and promoting the basic human rights of immigrants

four stars

94.58

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 94.58 four stars
  Financial 92.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 2019
Number of clients served
12,129
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

92.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans for Immigrant Justice (FL) 94.58 four stars
Chicago Bar Foundation (IL) 88.43 three stars
Neighborhood Legal Services Association (PA) 92.02 four stars
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program (CA) 92.22 four stars
Center for Constitutional Rights (NY) 91.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,519,056
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $549,073
Total Contributions $5,068,129
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,068,129
   Other Revenue $145,191
TOTAL REVENUE $5,213,320
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,619,929
   Administrative Expenses $680,728
   Fundraising Expenses $203,626
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,504,283
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $709,037
   
Net Assets $3,100,170

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 $3,168,124 87.5%
Impact Advocacy $451,805 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 94.58 four stars
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
$176,588 3.92% Cheryl Little Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans for Immigrant Justice (FL) 94.58 four stars
Legal Voice (WA) 92.71 four stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 91.32 four stars
And Justice for All (UT) 92.09 four stars
Chicago Bar Foundation (IL) 88.43 three 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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