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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Americans for Immigrant Justice

Protecting and promoting the basic human rights of immigrants

98.23

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

Board Leadership
Johanna Oliver Rousseaux
President

CEO
Cheryl Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.85
  Program Expenses Growth 19.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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) 98.23
Inner City Law Center (CA) 92.02
Justice in Aging (DC) 96.46
Legal Action Center of the City of New York (NY) 90.73
Legal Aid Justice Center (VA) 87.26

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,787,945
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $544,333
Total Contributions $6,332,278
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,332,278
   Other Revenue $201,582
TOTAL REVENUE $6,533,860
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,862,780
   Administrative Expenses $505,455
   Fundraising Expenses $258,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,626,503
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $907,357
   
Net Assets $4,007,527

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 $4,346,727 89.4%
Impact Advocacy $516,053 10.6%

Ratings History
Americans for Immigrant Justice has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 98.23
2018-12 05/01/2020 94.58
2017-12 11/01/2019 88.81

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$193,077 3.43% Cheryl Little Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans for Immigrant Justice (FL) 98.23
Center for Constitutional Rights (NY) 94.82
Youth Law Center (CA) 88.30
CARPLS (IL) 97.76
Mental Health Advocacy Services (CA) 91.37

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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

Johanna Oliver Rousseaux
President

CEO

Cheryl Little
Executive Director & Co-Founder

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