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

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

Harvard Crimmigration Clinic files amicus brief in Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court case challenging validity of ICE detainers

The Crimmigration Clinic at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program recently filed an amicus curiae brief in support of a lawsuit arguing that it is unlawful for state law enforcement agencies to arrest and detain an individual in Massachusetts solely for immigration enforcement purposes. Read More

Phil Torrey Presents to the Immigration and Nationality Law Review

This past April, Phil Torrey, HIRC Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law,  traveled to Ohio to speak to the Immigration and Nationality Law Review at Cincinnati Law. In his presentation, Phil discussed how the Immigration and Nationality Act’s definition of conviction seemingly violates the core principles of federalism upon which our nation is built. You… Read More