Prerequisite For JD students, you must have completed one of the following courses or clinics: Immigration Law, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, Immigration Law: Policy and Social Change, Crimmigration Clinic, Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law, International Human Rights, International Human Rights Clinic, or International Law and Human Rights. For LLM and transfer students, instructor permission is required in order to enroll.
Exam Type: No exam.
This reading group will explore the interface between international human rights law and the regulation of migration (or immigration law). How do, or should, human rights of migrants constrain national policies for migration control and enforcement? Readings will include primary materials from international bodies, which have taken different approaches to these issues, and analyses by scholars and advocates.
Note: This reading group will meet on the following dates: 9/9, 9/23, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2.