Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Immigration Law Center

Protecting and promoting the rights of low income immigrants and their family members

four stars

99.30

3450 Wilshire Blvd., Box #108-62 Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 639-3900   Web Site
EIN: 95-4539765

Board Leadership
Sara K. Gould
Chair

CEO
Marielena Hincapié
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.30 four stars
  Financial 99.02 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is the only national legal advocacy organization in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. Over the past 34 years, NILC has won landmark legal decisions protecting fundamental rights, thwarted policies that would have devastated the well-being of low-income immigrants and their family members, and advanced policies that reinforce and promote equality, opportunity, and justice for all.

NILC uses multiple strategies to advance its mission, including policy analysis, litigation, advocacy, communications, and education. Advocates across the country rely on NILC's unique ability to employ these integrated approaches in its work, and provide them with the tools and information they need to shape their own advocacy efforts.

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is the only national legal advocacy organization in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. Over the past 34 years, NILC has won landmark legal decisions protecting fundamental rights, thwarted policies that would have devastated the well-being of low-income immigrants and their family members, and advanced policies that reinforce and promote equality, opportunity, and justice for all.

NILC uses multiple strategies to advance its mission, including policy analysis, litigation, advocacy, communications, and education. Advocates across the country rely on NILC's unique ability to employ these integrated approaches in its work, and provide them with the tools and information they need to shape their own advocacy efforts.

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Financial

four stars

99.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.42
  Program Expenses Growth 36.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Immigration Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Immigration Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,640,950
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,499
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $253,379
Total Contributions $19,917,828
   Program Service Revenue $277,841
Total Primary Revenue $20,195,669
   Other Revenue $143,969
TOTAL REVENUE $20,339,638
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,070,736
   Administrative Expenses $1,338,163
   Fundraising Expenses $932,790
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,341,689
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,997,949
   
Net Assets $21,385,686

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,896 1.57% Marielena Hincapie Executive Director

Mission

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is the only national legal advocacy organization in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their families. Over the past 34 years, NILC has won landmark legal decisions protecting fundamental rights, thwarted policies that would have devastated the well-being of low-income immigrants and their family members, and advanced policies that reinforce and promote equality, opportunity, and justice for all.

NILC uses multiple strategies to advance its mission, including policy analysis, litigation, advocacy, communications, and education. Advocates across the country rely on NILC's unique ability to employ these integrated approaches in its work, and provide them with the tools and information they need to shape their own advocacy efforts.

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Charity Contact Info

National Immigration Law Center
3450 Wilshire Blvd., Box #108-62
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (213) 639-3900
fax: (213) 639-3911
EIN: 95-4539765

Mail donations to:
3450 Wilshire Blvd. #108 - 62
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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Board Leadership

Sara K. Gould
Chair

CEO

Marielena Hincapié
Executive Director