Clinic students represent asylum seekers fleeing persecution from gangs, cartels, and domestic violence. Students develop client and witness declarations, conduct complex legal research, prepare asylum submissions, and represent clients in immigration court.
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Karlo Dizon, JD '16
"Beginning with context -- the experience gave life to what had otherwise been (at least on my end) only theoretical and abstract notions of the removal apparatus and the individuals undergoing the process."
Pablo Hernandez, JD '17
"Hearing respondents’ stories is always disconcerting. Our second respondent’s facial cues subtly implied sadness. And she had every reason to feel that way. She was kidnapped in her home country. She then fled with her husband and three kids aged between 10-14. But her husband is detained..."
Alexa Graumlich, JD '17
"It was nice to have an immediate impact on people and make one part of this long process a little easier."