ProBAR Children’s Project

Harlingen, TX

Marina Basseas has been awarded a fellowship to join the ProBAR Children’s Project, assisting detained, unaccompanied minors in Harlingen, Texas by providing direct representation, Know Your Rights presentations and referrals throughout the country. Before law school, Marina received an MA from the University of Athens (Greece) in Southeastern European Studies, and she also worked at the Greek Council for Refugees. During her time at HLS, Marina was an articles editor for the Harvard International Law Journal and a research assistant for Clinical Teaching Fellow Emily Leung, working in the area of asylum law. She was also involved with the Harvard Immigration Project and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice and was a clinical student in the Harvard Refugee and Immigration Clinic. Marina spent her first summer at the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration and her second summer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia as a Chayes International Public Service Fellow.