Lawyers + Coders + Organizers

Fighting for immigrant and refugee justice.


An Industry of Misery

The U.S. government’s vast detention and deportation machine works to grind down the spirit of the immigrant. In its wake, communities are torn apart, families separated, and refugees forced to relinquish their right to freedom, inclusion, and safety.

Every case that should win, does win, every time, everywhere

Like you, we are frustrated by the persistent exclusion of immigrants from civil society, the for-profit detention and deportation system, the immoral and inhumane restrictions on movement, and the unrelenting assault on those fleeing persecution. By scaling the impact of immigrant advocates working on-the-ground to defeat the Vast Deportation Machine, we are able to build permanent pathways to immigrant and refugee justice.

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We need You.

You have an important role in the fight for immigrant and refugee justice. You can defeat isolation and exploitation. You can create fairness and access to courts.

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Our Accolades

Innovation Law Lab's forward-thinking response to emergency humanitarian situations continues to draw the attention of local, national, and international media.

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How We Work.


No One Goes it Alone; we are in this together and we will solve it together. We engage in authentic collaboration.


We rely on each other and our systems, to get things done right at the right time, learning all the time to be better and make it better.


We move fast yet we don’t hurry because while we operate in hotspots and hostile conditions, we solve for the crisis.


Hardest Place first, Hardest Things First: our priorities are to help those who are more vulnerable and where resources are scarce for system change

Support Our Work

As a nonprofit organization, Innovation Law Lab relies on generous contributions from supporters like you to continue our important work of upholding the rights of immigrants and refugees. Stand with immigrants and refugees making a contribution today