Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition

Strives to ensure equal justice for all immigrant adults and children at risk of detention and deportation in the Capital region area and beyond through direct legal representation, know your rights presentations, impact litigation, advocacy, and the enlistment and training of attorneys to defend immigrants.
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Primary geographic focus: District of Columbia
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: CAIR Coalition


News Story

Legal funding for immigrants in detention: A debate that divided this wealthy Md. suburb returns

Rebecca Tan
Washington Post
August 29, 2019
Local governments across the Washington area are expanding legal defense funds for immigrants facing deportation, reviving a debate that has divided advocates, officials and residents in Maryland’s largest jurisdiction.

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D.C. To Fund Legal Representation For Immigrants Detained By ICE

Elly Yu
September 25, 2019
“From our perspective, it’s crucial that detained immigrants receive representation. They are the most impacted,” said Kelly White, director of the Detained Adult Program at the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) coalition.

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