Category: Sabrineh Ardalan

New Sanctuary Cities Case Study Published

Harvard Law School Case Studies recently published a new case study that focused on the work of HIRC’s Assistant Director Sabrineh Ardalan. The case study has students play various roles in a legislative simulation before the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. You can download a free copy here. When asked why she chose to do…
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HIRC files amicus briefs on travel ban 3.0

Last week, the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed two amicus briefs in the Fourth and Ninth Circuits to challenge President Trump’s most recent iteration of the travel ban. The briefs were written in collaboration with Fatma Marouf (HLS ’02), Professor of Law and Director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at Texas A&M University…
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HIRC hosts “Women Refugees And Why Law Matters” event for HLS bicentennial

On October 27th, in honor of the bicentennial celebration of the Harvard Law School, HIRC led a conversation on gender asylum titled “Women Refugees And Why Law Matters.” The session, which was organized and moderated by HIRC’s Sabi Ardalan (HLS’02), brought together a diverse group of speakers who offered unique perspectives on the state of…
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Tracing migration’s impact

“Panelist Sabrineh Ardalan, assistant director at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program and assistant clinical professor of law at Harvard Law School, said her work at the clinic gives her an up-close view of the burdens on asylum seekers to prove their eligibility for protection, demonstrate credibility, and provide corroborating evidence.”

President Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Continues to Exceed His Authority under the INA

On September 24, President Trump issued a new proclamation restricting travel to the United States from eight countries— Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, Venezuela, and North Korea. On Monday, the Supreme Court cancelled oral arguments scheduled for October 10 on the consolidated cases related to the previous iteration of Trump’s travel ban and will…
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With better data, we can help set refugees up for success

HIRC Assistant Director Sabi Ardalan shares her thoughts on the contributions refugees make to the U.S.

2016 Press Roundup

Check out HIRC’s press coverage from 2016: “Sanctuary cities stand strong against Trump” (Politico, 12/12/16) “Santa Fe mayor defends sanctuary cities, says studies don’t show increase in crime” (Politifact, 11/28/16) “Support for the undocumented” (Harvard Gazette, 11/28/16) “Harvard Law professors and scholars: state governors have no legal authority to block refugees” (Huffington Post, 11/18/16) “Sanctuary…
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