Man kissing daughterCAIR Coalition depends on the generosity of its donors, members, pro bono partners and friends to continue its important work defending the rights of the immigrant community. How can you help?

Donate Now

Please help CAIR Coalition to continue its important work by making a generous donation. With a small staff and a modest budget,  CAIR Coalition leveraged over $9,700,000 in pro bono legal assistance in 2014. Every dollar invested in CAIR Coalition leveraged an additional $9.80 to support critical efforts to insure that all immigrants are treated with fairness, dignity and respect for their human and civil rights.

Become a Pro Bono Partner

We always need qualified immigration attorneys to assist with CAIR Coalition cases. Read more about becoming a pro bono partner.


Non-attorney volunteers are need to assist CAIR Coalition staff with jail visits and to provide translation and interpretation services. Read more about volunteering with CAIR Coalition.


Law school students gain valuable legal experience assisting CAIR Coalition's legal team to provide legal services to immigrants detained in county jails in Virginia and Maryland. Visit our Internships page to learn more.

Join CAIR Coalition

For a decade, the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition has been a leader in immigrant advocacy and community coalition building in the Washington, D.C. area.  Our mission is to serve as the primary source of legal assistance for detained immigrants and asylum seekers in the D.C. metropolitan area and to strengthen and support the work of our Coalition members.  Our members include non-profit immigration service providers, immigrant advocacy organizations and members of the private immigration bar.

CAIR Coalition members have acess to the CAIR list serve which provides a forum for information sharing, networking and strategizing on solutions to common problems. In addition, CAIR Coalition members  can elevate case specific or policy related concerns through CAIR Coalition's liaison meetings with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.