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Policy Update: Where Are We on Immigration?

During this policy roundtable, experts discuss what has happened on immigration in the last year, what is happening now and what needs to happen in the time ahead.


  • Elora Mukherjee, Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Columbia Law School
  • Karen Musalo, Professor and Chair in International Law, UC Hastings College of the Law; Director, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, UC Hastings College of the Law
  • Philip L. Torrey, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Director, Crimmigration Clinic, Harvard Law School; Managing Attorney, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Harvard Law School


  • Engy Abdelkader, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law; Council Member, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice; Member, ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice; Fellow, American Bar Foundation


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Presentations: Elora Mukherjee, Karen Musalo, Philip L. Torrey

Op-Ed: Continuing Trump’s pretext to block asylum claims, Biden defies the law and good politics | Los Angeles Times, November 24, 2021

Division among Biden appointees led U.S. to embrace Trump-era border policies | CBSNews, November 3, 2021

Op-Ed: The U.S. isn’t helpless. It could take in 150,000 Afghan refugees | Los Angeles Times, August 20, 2021

Asylum and the Three Little Words that Can Spell Life or Death | Just Security, May 28, 2021

The Wrong Answer to the Right Question: How to Address the Failure of Protection for Gender-Based Claims? | ImmigrationProfBlog, March 9, 2021

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