A New Class at the Intersection of Criminal and Immigration Law

See below to read a great article with our own clinical instructor and lecturer on law, Phil Torrey (quoted below):

These cases are challenging because the law around who is eligible for immigration relief when there is criminal activity in the past is really difficult to navigate, and the avenues for relief are really limited even for people who have very strong claims for immigration relief,” says Torrey, who worked on a number of crimmigration cases as a legal fellow at Greater Boston Legal Services before joining HLS. “It’s an area that’s continuing to grow and will continue to be an issue for a while, so educating our students—as lawyers of tomorrow—is really important.

Read the whole story here on HLS’ webpage.

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