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Where in the World are the CVHR Law Clerks?

Jacob Irven, CVHR law clerk, is currently serving as a summer intern through the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law’s exceptional Program in International Human Rights Law (PIHRL). As a PIHRL intern, Jacob is working to support respective non-profit human rights NGOs spanning three continents. His first placement was within the Helsinki Foundation…

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Who are the CVHR Summer Interns and Law Clerks?

Julia: Intern A recent graduate of Zionsville Community High School, Julia is in her second summer of interning for the CVHR. She knew she wanted to work with a nonprofit that would give her experience in helping others as well as law and management. These opportunities along with CVHR’s mission statement brought her to be…

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T Visa – What, Why, How?

By: CVHR Law Clerk, Hayley Kemp In October 2000, Congress created the “T” Nonimmigrant Status (T visa) by passing the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (VTVPA). This legislation aimed to strengthen law enforcement agencies’ ability to investigate and prosecute human trafficking cases and offer protection for victims. The goal of this federal legislation…

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Staff Spotlight – Jessica Topor

Jessica Topor, CVHR Supervisory Staff Attorney, has been with the CVHR for a little over 5 years. She started her career with the CVHR as a volunteer law clerk, eventually joining the CVHR team as a Staff Attorney before becoming Supervisory Staff Attorney. Get to know Jessica a little better through our latest Staff Spotlight…

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