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2010-2011 News

Center for Human Rights and International Justice


Center Director David Hollenbach traveled to South Sudan in August and addressed the Parliament.  Read more here.

CHRIJ Director David Hollenbach, SJ's article in March 2011 edition of Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice,  “Human Rights in a Pluralist, Unequal Globe: Contributions of Jesuit Universities”. Read article here.

Post-Deportation Human Rights Project-supported team from BC Law wins national Immigration Law Moot Court Competition.  Read story here.

Post- Deportation Project Legal Victory: Haitian Deportee Allowed to Return to the U.S. to Rejoin Wife and Children. Read More Here

CHRIJ Associate Director Dan Kanstroom featured on new, interactive "Immigration Timeline."  Read More Here


CHRIJ Associate Director Dan Kanstroom discusses DREAM Act on WGBH's Greater Boston. Read More Here

Recent article in Commonweal magazine by Center director David Hollenbach on humanitarian intervention and "the responsibility to protect." Read Article Here

Three articles from the book edited by Center Director David Hollenbach, Driven from Home: Protecting the Rights of Forced Migrants, are quoted in a the recent article “Remember the Exiles: The problem of refugees facing the churches in the Middle East” in America magazine. The articles are by Center Research Professor, Maryanne Loughry, the Vatican’s ambassador in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomassi, and Hollenbach. Read article here.

Post-Deportation legal victory at the Inter-American Commission. Click here for more.

CHRIJ Associate Director Daniel Kanstroom appeared on WGBH’s “Greater Boston” on August 12, 2010 to discuss the merits of the 14th amendment and birthright citizenship. Click here for video.

Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, founder of BC's Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, comments on the 'tsunami' of deportations in the wake of harsh U.S. laws that 'removed discretion and mercy, and reduced judicial oversight'.  Read article.