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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…

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Course Term Instructor(s)
Crimmigration Clinic Spring 2023 Clinic Philip Torrey
Crimmigration Clinic Fall 2022 Clinic Philip Torrey
Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law Fall 2022 Course Philip Torrey
Critical Corporate Theory Lab Fall 2022 Seminar Jon Hanson
Critical Corporate Theory Lab Spring 2023 Seminar Jon Hanson
Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection: The Representation of Child Asylum Seekers Spring 2023 Seminar John Willshire, Nancy Kelly
Ethics, Economics and the Law Fall 2022 Seminar Michael Sandel
Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic Winter-Spring 2023 Clinic Jonathan Wroblewski
Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic Spring 2023 Clinic Jonathan Wroblewski
Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar Spring 2023 Seminar Jonathan Wroblewski
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