Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program blocks another Trump administration asylum rule

Some people talk to their family through the steel wall on the US-Mexico border in Tijuana

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.

At Harvard, Niku Jafarnia J.D. / M.P.P. ’20 found a wealth of ways to advocate for refugees

Niku Jafarnia Portrait (2020 Commencement Profile)

With the aim of advocating for refugees, Niku Jafarnia J.D. / M.P.P.’20 focused on the intersection of refugee rights, armed conflict, and counterterrorism as joint law and public policy student at Harvard.