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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Immigration Council

Honoring our immigrant past; shaping our immigrant future

four stars

94.55

1331 G Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 507-7500   Web Site
EIN: 52-1549711

Board Leadership
Paul L. Zulkie
President

CEO
Beth Werlin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.55 four stars
  Financial 93.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Immigration Council is a non-partisan organization based in Washington D.C. Our legal, education, policy and exchange programs work to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how Americans think and act towards immigration now and in the future. The American Immigration Council exists to promote the prosperity and cultural richness of our diverse nation by educating citizens about the enduring contributions of America's immigrants, standing up for sensible and humane immigration policies that reflect American values, insisting that our immigration laws be enacted and implemented in a way that honors fundamental constitutional and human rights, working tirelessly to achieve justice and fairness for immigrants under the law.

The American Immigration Council is a non-partisan organization based in Washington D.C. Our legal, education, policy and exchange programs work to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how Americans think and act towards immigration now and in the future. The American Immigration Council exists to promote the prosperity and cultural richness of our diverse nation by educating citizens about the enduring contributions of America's immigrants, standing up for sensible and humane immigration policies that reflect American values, insisting that our immigration laws be enacted and implemented in a way that honors fundamental constitutional and human rights, working tirelessly to achieve justice and fairness for immigrants under the law.

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Financial

four stars

93.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 24.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Immigration Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Immigration Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.55 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,441,663
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $190,707
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,632,370
   Program Service Revenue $1,861,237
Total Primary Revenue $7,493,607
   Other Revenue $27,972
TOTAL REVENUE $7,521,579
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,668,398
   Administrative Expenses $858,906
   Fundraising Expenses $611,528
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,138,832
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $382,747
   
Net Assets $5,726,300

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
Legal Department $1,272,482 22.4%
Cultural Exchange Program $941,535 16.6%
Policy Department $612,540 10.8%

Ratings History
American Immigration Council has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 94.55 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 94.52 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.92 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.29 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.53 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 94.43 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.48 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 91.19 four 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 52-1549711
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN IMMIGRATION COUNCIL
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (461) Other litigation or support of litigation
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 May, 1989
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,000 2.49% Beth Werlin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.55 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Immigration Council
1331 G Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 507-7500
EIN: 52-1549711

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Board Leadership

Paul L. Zulkie
President

CEO

Beth Werlin
Executive Director

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