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HIRC Files Amicus Brief Challenging Sessions' Push to Restrict Gender Asylum
Posted on 28 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Apr. 27, 2018 - "Today the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) joins the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Human Rights First (HRF) and Kids in Need of Defense ... Read More

Stock in Trade: Ingenuity
Posted on 18 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When Margaret Stock [Harvard Law] ’92 was young, her great-grandfather, an Army veteran of the Philippine-American War and World War I, lived at her house in Wellesley, Mass. She used to go through his military memorabilia with him—awards... Read More

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Good Citizenship
Posted on 25 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"“I’m not in a powerful position,” says Margaret Stock MPA 2001. “All I can do are the little things I’m capable of doing.” Even so, those little things have added up to a lot—specifically, a program that... Read More

Harvard Grad Wins Double Award: Fellowship and DACA
Posted on 10 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Pierre Berastaín has focused his energies on what connects us, what restores us and what fortifies us. The graduate of R. L. Turner High in Carrollton is co-founder of the Boston-based Restorative Justice Collaborative . He’s working... Read More

Lawful Permanent Resident Returned to US After Wrongful Deportation
Posted on 8 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, together with the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School (CJI), has successfully returned a young man to the United States and to his family after two and a half years in exile. Victor Veloz-Risik... Read More

Bordering on Failure: Canada-U.S. Border Policy and the Politics of Refugee Exclusion
Posted on 27 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) released today a comprehensive report titled Bordering on Failure: Canada-U.S. Border Policy and the Politics of Refugee Exclusion . The result of extensive research and fact-finding investigations... Read More

Harvard Clinical Prof. Deborah Anker Wins Human Rights Award
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Clinical Professor of Law Deborah Anker and the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) will receive a prestigious human rights award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the leading immigration bar association, in... Read More

Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic Releases Report on Trump Executive Orders
Posted on 13 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

HIRC, Feb. 8, 2017 - "The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic released a report today on the effects of President Trump’s Executive Orders on people seeking asylum protection in the United States under long-standing provisions of U.S. and... Read More

Growing Up in the Shadows: The Developmental Implications of Unauthorized Status
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Unauthorized immigrants account for approximately one-fourth of all immigrants in the United States, yet they dominate public perceptions and are at the heart of a policy impasse. Caught in the middle are the children of these immigrants—youth... Read More