Clinics & SPOs
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program
Philip Torrey named assistant clinical professor of law
April 14, 2023
Philip Torrey, managing attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, and director of the Crimmigation Clinic, was named an assistant clinical professor.
‘Our voices must be heard’
April 12, 2023
A conference in honor of immigration law pioneer Deborah Anker focused on emerging immigration law issues.
Harvard Law School faculty members Sabrineh Ardalan, Michael Gregory, and Scott Westfahl candidly discussed their experiences with mental health, during and after law school, and shared how those have informed their work and strategies for well-being.
‘The Beyoncé of asylum law’
July 20, 2022
Clinical Professor Deborah Anker LL.M. ’84, ‘one of the architects of modern refugee law’ and founder of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, moves to emerita status.
Clinics in Action
July 15, 2022
For one day in the 2019–2020 academic year, Harvard Law Today followed just a handful of Harvard Law's 47 legal clinics to see their work — and their efforts to advance justice — in action.
Henry Beshar and Stacey Menjivar receive 2022 Clinical Legal Education Association Awards
May 24, 2022
Henry Beshar ’22 and Stacey Menjivar ’22 are the recipients of the 2022 Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Awards. The awards are presented annually to students…
Brianna Banks named winner of Stuntz Memorial Award
May 20, 2022
This year, Brianna Banks was named the 2022 winner of the William J. Stuntz Memorial Award for Justice, Human Dignity, and Compassion, which recognizes a graduating student who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the principles of justice, human dignity, and compassion while at Harvard Law School.
She is celebrated for her outstanding contributions to the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, in both the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) and the Harvard Law Immigration Project (HIP).
Jackson Beard ’22 has known she wanted to be a lawyer since she was 14 — and she can recall the exact moment that set her on her path to Harvard Law School and her future career.
Harvard Representation Initiative supports members of the Harvard community affected by the crisis in Ukraine
April 7, 2022
The Harvard Representation Initiative is supporting some Ukranian members of the Harvard community by providing immigration legal representation and social work support, offering options to keep them and their families safe.
‘We’re both so thankful’ for Harvard Law School
May 25, 2021
Navy veteran Sean Quirk found a home for his interest in U.S.-China relations as a student at HLS — while one of its clinics supported his wife Sue's immigration process.
Linda Heeyoung Park ’21 and Benjamin Antillon Fernandez ’21 are joint recipients of the 2021 David Grossman Exemplary Clinical Student Award.
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program's Phil Torrey weighs in on the Biden administration's efforts to address the nation's immigration policies.
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program blocks another Trump administration asylum rule
January 13, 2021
In a case brought by the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, a California District Court last week issued a preliminary injunction blocking a Trump administration rule that would gut protections for people fleeing persecution and torture.
Harvard Law receives record number of Skadden Fellowships
December 5, 2020
Nine HLS students and alumni awarded prestigious Skadden Fellowship for public service.
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program scores a victory for asylum seekers
November 20, 2020
In recent court victory, students from the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program help safeguard the lives of countless asylum seekers by preventing more stringent federal immigration rules from going into effect.
HLS staff honored for excellence at virtual ceremony
September 30, 2020
At a virtual ceremony hosted by Dean John F. Manning ’85, 15 members of the Harvard Law School community received the Dean’s Award for Excellence, which recognizes staff members who embody both the letter and spirit of excellence within the Harvard Law School community.
Two clinics at HLS— the Cyberlaw Clinic and the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic—partner on a case involving warrantless device searches at the U.S. border