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Due to the snow storm, all day and evening classes are cancelled today, Monday, Feb. 8. The Stuart Street building, library, and all administrative offices are closed.

2/24/09 Immigration Law Project Discussion

A panel of student-speakers shared their experiences working with Professor Dina Francesca Haynes on Immigration Projects.

Ongoing and Past Projects Include:

  • Refugee and Asylum Assistance: 1) amicus brief in Matter of A-T- which overturned a lower court decision on FGM, 2) work with Bingham McCutchen on a Tibet asylum case, 3) Liberian girls returned to Ghanaian refugee camps, 4) religious persecution asylum application
  • Human Trafficking Assistance: work with the Massachusetts Human Trafficking Task Force on the 2008 Reauthorization of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act
  • Internships in Refugee and Human Rights Law: 1) migrant labor and human rights in Zacatecas, Mexico, 2) UNHCR in Malta, 3) refugee resettlement in Kenya

 Student speakers:

  • Erin Brown, class of 2009
  • Olya Chervatyuk, class of 2011
  • Mary Chicorelli, class of 2011
  • Ellen Houseal, class of 2009
  • Stephanie Kul, class of 2009
  • Rochelle Meddoff, class of 2010
  • Angela Santoro, class of 2009
  • Mark Scioladone, class of 2009
  • Victoria Turner, class of 2010
  • Susan Walton, class of 2008, CLSR fellow

For more information, contact CLSR Fellow Susie Walton by email or at (617) 422-7434, or Professor Dina Haynes

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