Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally

Get Involved


We are always looking for volunteers. Applicants must have knowledge of or interest in learning about refugee issues, refugee law, and developing research skills, and have good English writing and computing skills. Individual projects within this work include LGBTI issues, family reunion, deportation and fundraising; French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and most any other language skill a distinct asset. For current intern positions, Click here.  

We also maintain a list of other related internships, listed here.

Our programme functions primarily on volunteer labour and donated time. We are always in need of donations to help in basic functions. You can make a donation in a number of ways detailed below:

On the web

You can donate to our programming through the International Refugee Rights Initiative, just use the box labelled 'special instructions to the seller' to note that your donation should be used to support refugee legal aid.

Bank Transfer

If you would prefer to pay by electronic bank transfer, please contact us and we'll send you details.

By post

You can send cheques made out to the 'International Refugee Rights Initiative' to our office. Please reference on the cheque 'Donation for Rights in Exile Programme'.

Rights in Exile Programme
International Refugee Rights Initiative
1483 York Avenue, No. 20463
New York, NY 10021
United States