Category: Harvard Community

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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.

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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Welcoming our 2021-2022 undergraduate interns

We are pleased to welcome two new undergraduate students to our 2021-2022 internship program. Ana Brito Ana is a is a first-year student at Harvard College studying Government and Economics. She was born in Havana, Cuba, but immigrated to Miami, Florida when she was very young. Coming from an immigrant household herself and having lived…
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Statement on recent DACA decision

On July 16, a federal judge ruled that the Department of Homeland Security violated the law when it established and implemented Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”). We at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program are deeply disappointed by this decision, which represents a continuation of the attacks on immigrant youth in the U.S.…
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Volunteer interpreters needed!

Join our Language Access Program!  We are currently seeking members of the Harvard community to join our Language Access Program (“LAP”), which connects volunteer interpreters with clinics at Harvard Law School, including the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. Our Program has an immediate need for people with advanced proficiency in Russian and Haitian Creole.…
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Phil Torrey joins HDS 2021-22 Religion and Public Life Fellowship Program

We are thrilled to announce that Philip Torrey, our Program’s Managing Attorney and Director of the Harvard Crimmigration Clinic, will be a 2021-22 Religion and Public Life Fellow at the Harvard Divinity School. The 2021-22 Religion and Public Life Fellows will join HDS in the fall to help launch the new certificate in religion and…
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Issue brief highlights Harvard Representation Initiative

The latest brief from the Immigration Initiative at Harvard (“IIH”) highlights our Program’s Harvard Representation Initiative and their holistic approach to immigration. The brief, which was created by Sabi Ardalan, Liala Buoniconti, Jason Corral, and Mariam Liberles, begins by exploring some of the benefits and obstacles presented by interdisciplinary immigration representation. Next, it identifies some…
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Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Congratulations to the Harvard Law School Class of 2021 from all of us at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program! We want to thank all the members of the graduating class who spent time in our Program over the past three years. Sadly, we were not able to celebrate with the Class of 2021 in person, however, we still…
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Standing in solidarity with the AAPI community

On March 16th, eight people, including six Asian women, were murdered in Atlanta in yet another act of white supremacist violence. We mourn the loss of Daoyou Feng, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Paul Andre Michels, Soon Chung Park, Xiaojie Tan, Delaina Ashley Yaun, and Yong Ae Yue, whose lives were tragically cut short. We…
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