Founded in 1987, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) is a national, nonprofit, public-interest legal education and advocacy law firm. IRLI is a supporting organization of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). FAIR is a national, nonprofit, public-interest, membership organization of concerned citizens who share a common belief that our nation’s immigration policies must be reformed to serve the national interest. Specifically, FAIR seeks to improve border security, to stop illegal immigration, and to promote immigration levels consistent with the national interest.

Our Mission

IRLI exists to protect and defend the legal rights, privileges, and property of the American people and their communities from the injuries and damages caused by unlawful immigration and unregulated legal immigration,to monitor and hold accountable federal, state, or local government officials who undermine, fail to respect, or comply with our national immigration and citizenship laws, and to provide expert immigration-related legal advice, training, and resources to public officials, the legal community, and the general public.

Our Vision

Our vision is a nation where our borders are secure, the American people are no longer disadvantaged and harmed by the deleterious effects of unlawful immigration, and legal immigration levels are set at a rate consistent with the national interest.