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Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Clinic Sues Federal Government Over Denial of Entry for Incoming Medical School Fellow

Harvard Law School’s Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program filed a lawsuit against the federal government on April 27, alleging an incoming Harvard Medical School fellow was unlawfully denied entrance to the United States.

Graduate School of Education
Grad School of Education

Suárez-Orozco To Lead Immigration Initiative at Harvard

Carola Suárez-Orozco is set to lead the Immigration Initiative at Harvard as its newest director, a role she will assume on July 1 in addition to joining the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Clinic Sues Immigration Authorities Over Public Records Requests

A Harvard Law School clinic filed a federal lawsuit against United States immigration authorities last month over the government’s refusal to provide records about the use of solitary confinement in immigrant detention centers.

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Politics

TPS Activists Celebrate 15-Month Extension, Continue Fight for Permanent Residency

Labor activists at Harvard have renewed their calls for permanent residency for individuals with Temporary Protected Status after the Department of Homeland Security announced extensions for recipients from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan on Thursday.

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Immigration

TPS Extension

Doris Reina-Landaverde, a custodian and one of the co-founders of the Harvard TPS Coalition, paints a sign in preparation for the Sept. 20 National TPS Alliance march in Washington D.C.

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School

U.S. Reps Assess Biden’s Progress on Immigration at HKS Event

Lawmakers and immigration reform activists discussed the Biden administration's progress toward enacting its immigration agenda in a Thursday webinar organized by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center For Public Leadership.

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Immigration

DACA Protest

Protestors assemble during the government shutdown in early 2018 that resulted from the Senate's inability to reach an agreement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

DACA Protest
Politics

Harvard Students Help Immigrants File Applications Through Nonprofit

A non-profit website, run in part by Harvard College students and incubated in the University’s iLab, is pushing forward in its mission to provide free aid to those working through immigration applications.

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Harvard and the Biden Administration

As Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president Wednesday, a team of Crimson reporters explored how the Biden administration will affect international students, admissions, labor, and everything in between at Harvard. Here's a look at how the Biden administration will reshape the University — and what role Harvard will play in shaping it.

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Central Administration

Bacow Asks Biden to ‘Act Without Delay’ to Grant Visa Leniency to International Students

University President Lawrence S. Bacow penned a letter to President-elect Joe Biden on Monday asking him to instate new immigration policies that protect international students.

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Central Administration

The Trump Administration Worked to Limit the Entry of Foreign Students. How Did It Impact Higher Education?

Many Harvard affiliates and immigration advocates have expressed concern that the outgoing president has harmed American higher education.

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University

‘Unnecessary and Injurious:’ Harvard President Bacow Condemns DHS Proposal

University President Lawrence S. Bacow wrote that Harvard “strenuously opposes” a proposed rule from the Department of Homeland Security to limit the length of stay permitted on international student visas.

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International Students

'Harvard Has Suffered,' Chief Officer for International Affairs Says of Visa Troubles for International Students

Vice Provost for International Affairs Mark C. Elliott denounced a recent U.S. Department of Homeland Security rule that would reduce how much time international students would be able to spend inside the United States in an interview Thursday.

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Books

Toronto Professor Shams Discusses the Interconnectivity of Geopolitics and Immigration In Book Talk

University of Toronto Assistant Professor Tahseen Shams argued that conventional methods of analyzing immigrants’ conception of themselves have neglected to consider the influence of places located beyond the home and hostland in a Zoom webinar Wednesday.

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Research

Scholars Trace Violent History of Immigration Policy at 'Border Inhumanities' Panel

Scholars discussed the origins and evolution of migration and border politics at a panel discussion Monday evening, pointing out violence throughout the history of American immigration policy.

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