Center's Post-Deportation Human Rights Project announces launch of new online portal, the Deportation Global Information Project! Read more and get the link to the new site here.
On Nov. 3, Harvard University Professor of Education Roberto Gonzales spoke to a crowd about his book "Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America"
News & Announcements
CHRIJ is seeking a BC Law Student Research Assistant: Part-time, Paid Position with the Post-Deportation Human Rights Project. The application deadline is January 23, 2017.
The Center is excited to announce it will be offering summer research grants to BC graduate and undetrgraduate students once again in 2017! Application deadline February 28.
In the wake of the 2016 US elections, the Center has made a statement on the election and established a section of its website dedicated to useful resources for immigrant advocates. Included are sections on advocacy initiatives and events; BC & local university resources; education; legal resources; resources on sanctuary schools and universities; and statements by institutions of higher education.
Center co-director Daniel Kanstroom spoke to the radio program The World on the more immediate foreseen effects on immigration and deportation policy under the new Trump administration.
Center co-director Daniel Kanstroom is published in the New York Times arguing for deportation reform in the US immigration system as part of its Room for Debate series.
The CHRIJ Summer Newsletter is now available. Catch up on the Spring 2016 happenings and learn about a few upcoming events.
The International Journal of Transitional Justice, for which Center Co-Director M. Brinton Lykes is a Co-Editor-in-Chief, has also issued a call for papers for for the theme, "Transitional Justice from the Margins: Intersections of Identities, Power and Human Rights." The deadline for submission is July 1, 2017.
The Jesuit Universities Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN) has issued a call for proposals for its biannual student leadership conference to be held from June 27-29, 2017 at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. The theme of next summer's conference is “Principles in Crisis,” and the topic of focus will be "Refugees and Responsibility."
Three hundred twenty-five Human Rights, Social Justice, Faith-Based, Labor, and Immigrant Rights Groups Call for an International Convergence at the U.S./Mexico Border from October 7-10, 2016. Read this Call for International Convergence here.
Español: 325 organizaciones de defensa de derechos humanos y de migrantes, de justicia social, religiosos y laborales, hacen un llamado a una Convergencia Internacional en la frontera entre México y EEUU los días 7, 8, 9 y 10 de octubre del 2016. Lea este llamado aquí.
Center Co-Director Daniel Kanstroom penned a review of the new book "John Lennon vs. the USA," by Leon Wildes, in the Washington Post.
Center bids farewell to longtime Director David Hollenbach, S.J. and announces naming of Associate Directors Daniel Kanstroom and Brinton Lykes as new Co-Directors of the Center.
Wednesday, January 25
With Lucy Hovil, International Refugee Rights Initiative, and Managing Editor for the International Journal of Transitional Justice.
A light lunch to be served. More information and RSVP required here.
Wednesday, February 22
With author Eileen Markey.
Book discussion: Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality,Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good
Tuesday, February 28
With author Chuck Collins.
Wednesday, March 29
With Alex Aleinikoff, Columbia Law School and former United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva.