HIRC requests hearing on Canada’s treatment of refugees from Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

PRESS RELEASE HIRC Requests Hearing on Canada’s Treatment of Refugees from Inter-American Commission on Human Rights On October 4, 2017, the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) filed a request for a hearing with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to discuss the human rights situation of refugee claimants under the Safe Third… 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

2017 Summer Fellowship at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Summer Fellowship at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. The Fellow will work primarily on cases of individuals seeking asylum and other humanitarian protections, as well as on policy advocacy and appellate litigation. Applicants are requested to submit to Jordana Arias (hirc@law.harvard.edu) the following materials: a… Read More