Human Rights First, an organization that aims to ensure rights and dignity for all people, recently spoke on the importance of law school clinics for the success of their refugee protection program. The group named Brooklyn Law School's Safe Harbor Clinic as an exemplar for providing support to clients seeking asylum and ultimately gaining U.S. citizenship, particularly in the case of a young woman who fled a forced marriage in the Middle East and potentially faced execution. Jane Li '12, Laura Zaccone '11, and Melissa Livingston '11, led by Professor Stacy Caplow, were able to win their client asylum after presenting her case to the Department of Homeland Security.
Read more about the Safe Harbor Clinic's work with Human Rights First.
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