Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)
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:Professional Skills Course
Credit/No Credit. Students must attend a mandatory training class on Saturday, August 24 from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. 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: August 28; September 11, 25; October 9, 23; November 6, 20. Students may not take more than one interviewing and advising class in the same semester.