Guidance to undocumented/DACAmented members of the Harvard University community

August 31, 2017 University President Drew Faust recently sent a letter to President Trump urging him to continue the DACA Program and to vigorously defend it in federal courts. In her letter President Faust writes: “At Harvard and other institutions of higher education across the country, DACA has made it possible for talented and motivated… Read More

HIRC student Brianna Rennix (JD ’18) publishes “At the Border” in Current Affairs Magazine

For the past two summers, HIRC student Brianna Rennix (JD ’18) has traveled to Texas to represent mothers and children struggling to obtain humanitarian protection. As a part of the CARA Pro Bono Project, Brianna worked alongside immigration lawyers to provide free legal aid to women and children at family detention centers. Read about her… Read More

Report offers critical recommendations for resettling refugees to safeguard human rights and U.S. national interests

Harvard Law School Report offers strategy for enhancing security, job creation, and equal treatment for all Cambridge, MA (June 28, 2017) – At a time when the U.S. refugee admissions program is under serious threat and the world’s displaced population is at its highest, over 65 million, the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program has… Read More

Immigration Response Initiative students featured in the Harvard Law Bulletin

“The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program hummed with activity late into the night as students worked on amicus briefs and human rights abuse documentation for clients. Founded and directed by asylum scholar and Clinical Professor Deborah Anker LL.M. ’84, the Harvard Law program has involved students in the direct representation of asylum seekers and… Read More