What We Do

Advocating for immigrant justice through clinical education, legal representation, litigation, and community outreach.


HIRCP provides high-quality, pro-bono representation to the Harvard community and Greater Boston.


Clinical students learn immigration law through hands-on experience at HIRCP.


HIRCP engages in high-profile advocacy and litigation.

Latest News

HIRC client wins defensive asylum case

This past spring, clinical students in the Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic helped prepare a defensive asylum claim for Cesar*, an indigenous Guatemalan man who suffered severe persecution in his[…]

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Highlighting Mental Health in Immigrant Communities

Throughout the year that I have spent as a Social Work Intern at HIRCP, one of the most pressing issues I have come to recognize is the prominence of mental[…]

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Staff Spotlight: Sophie Jean

Sophie Jean is the faculty assistant for Deborah Anker, a professor of law who founded the Harvard Law School Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. A McGill graduate, Sophie’s introduction to[…]

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