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‘I felt so strongly that this was the right place’

This HLS Today profile features graduating student Jack Beard ’22, who participated in the Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic.

HRI is hiring a part-time legal assistant

The Harvard Representation Initiative (HRI) is currently seeking a part-time legal assistant to join their team. HRI provides free legal assistance and social work support to members of the Harvard community whose immigration status is at risk. The Legal Assistant will assist HRI attorneys with day-to-day operations, activities, policies and procedures, including conducting outreach and…
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2022-2023 Crimmigration Clinic Applications Due April 29

The Crimmigration Clinic is a by-application clinic that will be offered in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. In the Crimmigration Clinic students work on cutting-edge issues regarding the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. The content of the clinical projects will depend on the legal landscape and political climate at the time of clinical enrollment.…
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“On the Ground” with Asylum-Seekers

Harvard Magazine profile on HIRCP Director Sabi Ardalan.

Harvard Representation Initiative supports members of the Harvard community affected by the crisis in Ukraine

Harvard Law Today spoke with HRI Attorney Mariam Liberles about HRI’s work to support those in need during the crisis in Ukraine.

Staff Spotlight: Tiffany Lieu

Tiffany Lieu is the current Albert M. Sacks Clinical Teaching and Advocacy Fellow at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. Tiffany comes from a family of what she calls “double refugees.” Her grandparents fled China and settled in Vietnam, where Tiffany’s parents were born. However, when the Vietnam War broke out her family was…
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Celebrating Social Work Month 2022

March is Social Work Month. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight all that our social work team does to support our clients at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program.  In 2013, our Program hired Clinical Social Worker Liala Buoniconti for a part-time position to support clients at the Immigration and Refugee…
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2022-2023 Clinic Information Sessions & Open House

Please join us for the following information sessions for the clinics at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program: Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic Information Session March 22, 12:30 – 1:30 pm Join clinicians and current students from the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic to learn more about their work advocating for immigrant justice through…
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HIRCP statement on Title 42

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that it would no longer expel unaccompanied minors under Title 42, a public health policy that has led to the expulsion of thousands of asylum-seekers. Our Program has spoken out against the use of Title 42 since it was first enacted in March 2020 at…
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Statement on the crisis in Ukraine 

On behalf of our entire Program, we express our grave concern over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We are heartbroken by the continued acts of violence against the Ukrainian people and our thoughts are with all those who have been forced to flee their homes in search of safety. We are also disturbed by accounts of…
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