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Professor Deborah Anker, Massachusetts Fellow and HIRC Director, receives Federal Bar Association's NGO Lawyer of the Year Award

August 13, 2018, Fellows in the news

Deborah Anker LL.M. ’84 , founder and director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) received the Federal Bar Association’s NGO Lawyer of the Year Award on May 18. 

Anker, one of the most widely known asylum scholars and practitioners in the United States, has received numerous awards, including the Founder’s Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in 1994 and AILA’s Arthur C. Helton Memorial Human Rights Award in 2015. She was designated a Woman of Justice by the Massachusetts Bar Association in 2009, and in 2011 she was elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

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