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Since 1984, Harvard Law School has been a leader in shaping immigration law and advancing the rights of immigrants and refugees. Through coursework and as part of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Harvard Law students enjoy opportunities to learn about the rights of immigrants, participate in community lawyering, represent low-income immigrant clients fighting deportation and seeking legal status, and change the law through impact litigation and policy advocacy.

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Crimmigration Clinic

In the Crimmigration Clinic, students work on cutting-edge issues regarding the intersection of criminal law and immigration law. The content of the clinical projects will depend on…

Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

Students spend the entire Spring Term in Washington, D.C. working as legal interns in a variety of federal offices while taking an evening course on…

Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic

For over thirty years, the Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Clinic, in partnership with Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), has sought to advance immigrants’ rights. Law…

Research Programs and Centers

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Course Term Instructor(s)
Asian Americans and the Law Fall 2023 Seminar William Lee
Climate Lawyering Spring 2024 Course Richard Lazarus
Crimmigration Clinic Fall 2023 Clinic Philip Torrey
Crimmigration Clinic Spring 2024 Clinic Philip Torrey
Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law Fall 2023 Course Philip Torrey
Critical Corporate Theory Lab Fall 2023 Seminar Jon Hanson
Ethics, Economics and the Law Fall 2023 Seminar Michael Sandel
Gender and Political Economy Spring 2024 Course Hila Shamir, Janet Halley
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic Spring 2024 Clinic Sabrineh Ardalan
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic Fall 2023 Clinic Cindy Zapata, Sabrineh Ardalan
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