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November 08, 2021

Abusing Public Health Powers at the Border: Litigating “Title 42” Deportations Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

When: 12:30pm EST

Where: Zoom event, register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92178525088

Join us via Zoom for a panel discussion, Abusing Public Health Powers at the Border: Litigating “Title 42” Deportations Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

Nov. 8, 2021 @12:30 EST Panel Discussion via zoom, https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92178525088

The Trump administration made unprecedented use of public health laws to circumvent statutory limits on immigration enforcement that were intended to protect human rights.  The Biden administration has continued to rely on this dubious authority to deport asylum seekers without the hearings that refugee laws and treaties require.  This panel will discuss ongoing challenges in federal court and at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, from the perspectives of statutory law and international law.

Panelists:

Denise L. Gilman, Clinical Professor, and Director of the Immigration Clinic, University of Texas at Austin School of Law

James C. Hathaway, James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor of Law, and Director of the Program in Refugee and Asylum Law, University of Michigan Law School

Gerald L. Neuman, J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law, and Director of the Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School

REGISTER here for Zoom panel discussion.

POST-EVENT NOTE

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