Category: Philip Torrey

Sabi Ardalan and Phil Torrey selected for Bellow Scholar Program

We are thrilled to share that Program Director Sabi Ardalan and Program Managing Attorney and Crimmigration Clinic Director Phil Torrey have been selected to join the Bellow Scholar Program. The Bellow Scholar Program recognizes and supports the research projects of clinical law professors that reflect the ideals of Professor Gary Bellow, one of the founders of…
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Staff Spotlight: Phil Torrey

Philip Torrey is the Managing Attorney for the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, the Director of the Harvard Crimmigration Clinic, and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Phil’s interest in immigration began when he worked at an immigration clinic in law school. There, he represented a woman from the Democratic Republic of…
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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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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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Evaluating President Biden’s first 100 days: Immigration

Despite promises and some progress, says immigration expert Phil Torrey, “Biden has simply not yet done enough” to reverse Trump’s immigration policies.

2021-2022 Clinic Information Sessions

Calling all prospective clinical students! Please join us for the following upcoming information sessions for clinics at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program: Crimmigration Clinic Registration Info Session Tuesday, April 20nd at 12PM (EST) Join Director Phil Torrey for an information session about the Crimmigration Clinic. Make sure to register in advance here. –…
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Spring 2021 newsletter now available

Want to get the latest news from the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program? Check out our Spring 2021 newsletter here. In this newsletter, we have updates on policy advocacy and litigation efforts, student and staff achievements, case victories, and more. If you would like to sign up to receive our newsletter via email, you can…
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Upcoming events with HIP and the Crimmigration Clinic

HIP Spring Symposium March 31st – April 2nd Please join the HLS Immigration Project (“HIP”) for a three-day symposium on “Amplifying Immigrant Voices: Intersections with Race, Gender, and Ability.” Each event will take place at 7 PM EST. A $25 GrubHub credit will be available for each day of the symposium for any law students who attend!…
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First Circuit Court victory for U visa applicant

On January 28th, the First Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (“the Board”) to deny a motion to reopen the removal proceedings of Carlos Antonio Granados Benitez, a Honduran man with a pending U visa. Our Program, in collaboration with Make the Road New York and Paige Austin,…
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Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program scores a victory for asylum seekers

In recent court ruling, Harvard Law students help prevent more stringent federal immigration rule from going into effect.