HIRC holds event on migrant worker advocacy in Jordan

On December 1, HIRC and a diverse group of campus organizations hosted an event with Mervat Jumhawee, Advocacy Officer from the El Hassan Workers’ Center in Jordan. Students and staff gathered for a discussion on the intersection of trade agreements, labor migration corridors, and different social change. Founded in 2012, the El Hassan Workers’ Center has… Read More

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… Read More

Phil Torrey’s article “Jennings v. Rodriguez and the Future of Immigration Detention” published in Harvard Latinx Law Review

Managing Attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Philip L. Torrey, recently published an article, “Jennings v. Rodriguez and the Future of Immigration Detention”, in the Harvard Latinx Law Review. The article explores the possible implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pending decision in the Jennings v. Rodriguez case. Immigration detention will likely play a central… Read More

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… Read More