KGACLC Immigration Interviewing and Advising

Class Information Spring 2022

  • 1 units
  • Class No.: 42203
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Lynette M. Parker

Associate Clinical Professor, Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center

KGACLC Immigration Interviewing and Advising

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)

Course Description:

Students counsel clients in the general advice immigration clinic on all aspects of immigration law including political asylum, T-visas, U-visas, family petitions, VAWA, and deportation. In the VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) advice clinics, students advise immigrant victims of domestic violence. Students may not take more than one interviewing and advising class without the prior approval of the instructor. Graded Credit/No Credit.

Class Notes:

Experiential Course

Credit/No Credit. Students will remotely attend an all day mandatory training class on Saturday, January 15. Thereafter, students must spend 25 hours advising at the Immigration Clinic, which meets between 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the following Wednesday dates: Jan. 19, Feb. 2, 16, Mar. 16, 30, Apr. 13.  Students may not take more than one interviewing and advising class in the same semester.