Category: Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic

HIRCP Summer 2022 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available! Our Program recently released our Summer 2022 newsletter, which provides updates from the last academic year and this summer. In this edition, we celebrated the Harvard Law School Class of 2022, shared recent policy advocacy and litigation efforts, highlighted case victories, welcomed new staff, and more. If you would…
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Reflections on HIRC from the Class of 2022

Today, we prepare to say good-bye to students from the Harvard Law School Class of 2022 who have participated in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic. Our graduating clinical students have contributed immensely to HIRC’s work, from assembling humanitarian-based relief immigration applications to drafting district court complaints and appeals briefs to engaging in class action…
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Henry Beshar and Stacey Menjivar receive 2022 Clinical Legal Education Association Awards

Stacey Menjivar ’22 won a CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award for her work with HIRC and the Cyberlaw Clinic.

Gina Starfield wins 2022 David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award

HIRC and HIP graduating clinical student Gina Starfield was awarded the 2022 David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award.

‘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.

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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Apply to be a HIRCP 2022 Summer Intern

We are now accepting applications for our 2022 Summer Internship Program!  Our program is seeking to hire both law student interns and undergraduate interns who are interested in working with faculty and staff on cases and projects. There is some flexibility concerning start and end dates as well as both full-time and part-time positions. Interns…
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Two people stand in front of a detention center. One has their arm around the other. There is text that reads Justice for ICDC Survivors.

Update on ICDC Investigation

Earlier this month, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Oversight and Reform Committee, Rep. Nanette Barragán, Chairwoman of the Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations Subcommittee, and Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland…
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Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2021

This week, from October 24-30, we celebrate National Pro Bono Week. Since the founding of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic in 1984, we have offered free legal services and representation to those fleeing persecution in their home countries. Since then, our Program has grown and we have expanded our reach to include green card…
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