Saturday, December 17, 2022

News from Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

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This week, the Stanford Law School Immigrants’ Rights Clinic filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against DHS regarding the Dedicated Docket Program. The complaint is here: Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco v. DHS. The complaint is filed on behalf of the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco. 

The Clinic has been busy.  Last week, it released a new pro se guide (in English and Spanish) for individuals on the Dedicated Docket.   

KJ

December 17, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Stanford Law School Immigrants' Rights Clinic's Dedicated Docket Guide

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The Stanford Law School Immigrants' Rights Clinic has released a new pro se guide for individuals on the Dedicated Docket. The guide provides an overview and description of the Dedicated Docket and to provide advice regarding how one may assert their rights while on this fast-paced docket.  This guide was prepared for noncitizens in proceedings in the San Francisco Immigration Court, but may be helpful for others on the Dedicated Docket in other jurisdictions. The guide was created and written by law students under the supervision of Lisa Weissman-Ward and Jayashri Srikantiah.  It was produced on behalf of the Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco.

English: English Language Dedicated Docket Pro Se Materials

Spanish: Spanish Language Dedicated Docket Pro Se Materials

Here is a student blog post describing the experience of serving as pro bono attorneys for individuals on the Dedicated Docket as part of the development of these materials.  

KJ

December 6, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, December 5, 2022

Willamette Opens Immigration Law Clinic

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Professor Beth Zilberman joined the faculty in summer 2022 to launch the Immigration Law Clinic at Willamette University College of Law and strengthen immigration course offerings.  The fall semester has included a successful soft launch for the Clinic.

Nearly all students enrolled in the Clinic represent clients seeking asylum based on a fear of persecution.  Clinic students have also worked on a variety of cases under the Alien Tort Statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act, which allow noncitizens to bring tort claims for violation of the law of nations.

Clinic students also engage in human rights fact-finding and reporting. Most recently, the Clinic prepared Human Trafficking and Native Peoples in Oregon. The report was in follow-up to Modern Slavery in Our Midst: A Human Rights Report on Ending Human Trafficking in Oregon.

KJ

December 5, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Podcast Interview with Professor Holly Cooper

 
Immigration Law Clinic Co-director and Professor Holly Cooper discusses her work to improve conditions for unaccompanied immigrant children in government custody. Professor Cooper walks us through the recent preliminary injunction in the national class action lawsuit Lucas R. v. Becerra that ensures more procedural protections for migrant children.
 
UC Davis Law's podcast about faculty scholarship, Justice Defined: Scholars of King Hall, focuses on research areas including immigration, business, civil rights, environmental and constitutional law and more.
 

 

 

KJ

November 22, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, November 7, 2022

Open Position: ProBAR - Director ProBAR

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The South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR), a project of the American Bar Association (ABA), is looking for a new Director!  The ABA seeks an experienced immigration lawyer committed to and adept at working with a diverse staff and client population to lead ProBAR on its path of providing vital legal services to immigrants and asylum-seekers in South Texas. If you are dedicated to advocating for vulnerable populations and serving detained adults and unaccompanied children on the frontlines of immigration, then this is your opportunity to fulfill your purpose with a dynamic, highly recognized nonprofit organization.

Details here.

KJ

 

November 7, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, November 4, 2022

Positions Open at Center for Gender & Refugee Studies

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) is seeking an Individual Giving Coordinator to create and implement strategies that result in greater individual giving across all gift levels, a Legal Program Associate to provide support in various capacities to all CGRS core program areas of policy and advocacy, training and technical assistance, and impact litigation, a Federal Litigation Staff Attorney to focus on systemic litigation and direct representation to promote the rights of asylum seekers, and a Technical Assistance and Training Staff Attorney passionate about training, resource development, and mentorship in the representation of asylum seekers.

CGRS will begin reviewing all applications on November 22, 2022.

KJ

November 4, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, October 14, 2022

2023-24 Bellow Scholars Request for Proposals

2023-24 Bellow Scholars Request for Proposals

You can find more information at the Request for Project Proposals for the 2023-2024 Bellow Scholar class. We also encourage anyone interested in applying to attend our Prospective Bellow Workshop on November 18, 2022 to learn about the application process, gain empirical research tips and get direct feedback on your project proposals. You can register for the workshop here. 

Project Proposals are due Monday, December 12, 2022.

More about the Bellow Scholar Program:

Every two years the Bellow Scholar Program seeks innovative proposals by clinical legal educators designed to improve the quality of justice in communities, enhance the delivery of legal services, and promote economic and social justice.

In particular, the selection committee is interested in recognizing and supporting projects that employ empirical analysis as an advocacy tool and involve substantial collaboration between law and other academic disciplines. Selected projects become the focus of information sharing, discussion, and critique at the annual AALS Clinical Conference and at annual workshops organized by the committee. Selected Bellow Scholars are appointed for a two-year term.

You can read more about the Program, the 2021-2022 Bellow Scholars, and past projects on our website. The new class of Bellow Scholars will be announced in January 2023.

Prospective Bellow Workshop: November 18, 2022

The Prospective Bellow Workshop, to be held the 18th of November, is an opportunity to learn about empirical methodologies, hear from clinicians who have done this work, and get direct feedback on your project ideas.  Attendance is not required for prospective applicants. However, we design the workshop to address common pitfalls and answer questions, which is why we strongly encourage applicant attendance. Please register for the workshop here by November 15, 2022.

Please contact us at bellowscholarprogram@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Thank you for your interest,

Nermeen Arastu & Alina Ball

Bellow Committee 2023-2024 Co-Chairs

KJ

October 14, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Report: Punishing Trauma: Incident Reporting and Immigrant Children in Government Custody

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he Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights and the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) just issued a new report demonstrating how the federal government’s reliance on “Significant Incident Reports” (SIRs) negatively impacts the well-being of unaccompanied and separated children in federal custody.  "Punishing Trauma: Incident Reporting and Immigrant Children in Government Custodydocuments how SIRs often lead to children’s transfer to more restrictive settings, prolong their stays in federal custody, adversely impact children in their immigration cases, and delay family reunification or acceptance into federally-funded foster care.

This report is based on a survey of dozens of service providers who work directly with unaccompanied and separated children in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). In fiscal year 2019, federally funded providers filed more than 100,000 SIR forms about children in custody.  The report recommends a wholesale overhaul of the SIR system away from punitive responses to children’s behavior to one that ensures children receive individualized, trauma-informed care. Our joint Press release is below and here.

KJ

September 27, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law: Call for Applications for Christopher N. Lasch Clinical Teaching Fellow, Immigration Law and Policy Clinic

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is seeking to hire a Christopher N. Lasch Clinical Teaching Fellow for the Immigration Law and Policy Clinic.  See the full position description at Download Fellowship Posting ILPC Denver Law 2022

KJ

 

September 27, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Fellowship Opportunities: Center for Applied Legal Studies at Georgetown Law

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The Center for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) at Georgetown Law is now accepting applications for its annual fellowship program in clinical legal education. CALS will offer one lawyer a two‑year teaching fellowship (July 2023‑June 2025), providing a unique opportunity to learn how to teach law in a clinical setting. For the full advertisement, click here.

At CALS, our two fellows and faculty members work as colleagues, sharing responsibilities for designing and teaching classes, supervising law students in their representation of clients, selecting and grading students, administering the clinic, and all other matters. In addition, the fellow will undertake independent legal scholarship, conducting the research and writing to produce a law review article of publishable quality.

This fellowship is particularly suitable for lawyers with some degree of practice experience who now want to embark upon careers in law teaching. Most of our previous fellows are now teaching law or have done so for substantial portions of their careers.

Since 1995, CALS has specialized in immigration law, specifically in asylum practice, and in immigration court and in asylum adjudications by the Department of Homeland Security. Applicants with experience in U.S. immigration law will therefore be given preference. The fellow must be a member of a bar at the start of the fellowship period; therefore, this fellowship is not suitable for current law students.

The fellow will receive full tuition and fees in the LL.M. program at Georgetown University, and a stipend of 57,000 in the first year and 60,000 in the second year. On successful completion of the requirements, the Fellow will be granted the degree of Master of Laws (Advocacy) with distinction.

The faculty members directing CALS are Andrew Schoenholtz and Philip Schrag.

To apply, send a resume, an official or unofficial law school transcript, a writing sample, and a detailed statement of interest (approximately 5 pages). The materials must arrive by December 1, 2022. The statement should address: a) why you are interested in this fellowship; b) what you can contribute to the Clinic; c) your experience with asylum and other immigration cases; d) your professional or career goals for the next five or ten years; e) your reactions to the Clinic’s goals and teaching methods as described on its website anything else that you consider pertinent. Address your application to Directors, Center for Applied Legal Studies, Georgetown Law, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Suite 332, Washington, D.C. 20001, or electronically to lawcalsclinic@georgetown.edu.

KJ

 

September 22, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Yale Law School: Clinical Positions

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Yale Law School invites applications for a full-time visiting clinical faculty position of one semester or an academic year to teach one or more law school clinics. The position would begin with the Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 Semester. A successful visit will lead to consideration for a tenure-track or tenured clinical faculty position. There is no limitation as to clinical practice areas.

Applicants should have a J.D. degree or its equivalent and a minimum of five years of practice experience. The ideal candidate will have, in addition to a record of, or demonstrated potential for, clinical teaching, a record of intellectual engagement; experience teaching, training, and supervising students or junior attorneys in a clinical or other experiential learning setting; excellent supervisory and communication skills; the ability to work effectively with students, project partners, and other constituents; an interest in developing clinical experiences for students within a community that supports interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative, passionate teaching; and a record of scholarly publication or creative applied work.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to Professor Anika Singh Lemar, Chair, Clinical Appointments Committee, at anika.lemar@yale.edu, and copy Nina Fattore, nina.fattore@yale.edu. The letter of interest should include a description of the clinic you intend to teach. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. More information about clinical legal education at Yale Law School can be found here..

KJ

August 24, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Saturday, July 30, 2022

How A Law Prof Is Training Non-Attys As Immigrant Advocates

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Marco Poggio for Law360 has a nice story about Immigration Law Professor Michele Pistone:

"As a law professor who routinely took her students to immigration courts for field work, Michele R. Pistone was irked to see how many noncitizens went unrepresented. . . . After obtaining a grant from Villanova, Pistone and a group of faculty designers including lawyers, professors and judges developed the idea into an academic program, now in its third year. The online program, called Villanova's Interdisciplinary Immigrations Studies Training for Advocates — or VIISTA for short — currently enrolls about 90 students from 42 states, with ages ranging from 21 to 85"

KJ

 

July 30, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Fellowship at Michigan State University College of Law Immigration Law Clinic

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Michigan State University College of Law invites applications for a two-year fellowship in its Immigration Law Clinic.  Click here for details.

KJ

July 19, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Systemic Racism in the U.S. Immigration Laws

In 1998, the Indiana Law Journal published my analysis of race and the U.S. immigration laws.  The Journal just published my latest article on the topic.  (A teaser for the article can be found here.).  The article is based on, and inspired by, my remarks in April 2021 at the Jerome Hall Lecture at Indiana University Maurer School of Law
 

This Essay analyzes how aggressive activism in a California mountain town at the tail end of the nineteenth century commenced a chain reaction resulting in state and ultimately national anti-Chinese immigration laws. The constitutional immunity through which the Supreme Court upheld those laws deeply affected the future trajectory of U.S. immigration law and policy.

Responding to sustained political pressure from the West, Congress in 1882 passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, an infamous piece of unabashedly racist legislation that commenced a long process of barring immigration from all of Asia to the United States. In upholding the Act, the Supreme Court in an extraordinary decision that jars modern racial sensibilities declared that Congress possessed “plenary power”—absolute authority—over immigration and that racist immigration laws were immune from judicial review of their constitutionality.

The bedrock of U.S. immigration jurisprudence for more than a century and never overruled by the Supreme Court, the plenary power doctrine permits the treatment of immigrants in racially discriminatory ways consistent with the era of Jim Crow but completely at odds with modern constitutional law. The doctrine enabled President Trump, a fierce advocate of tough-as-nails immigration measures, to pursue the most extreme immigration program of any modern president, with
devastating impacts on noncitizens of color.

As the nation attempts to grapple with the Trump administration’s brutal treatment of immigrants, it is an especially opportune historical moment to reconsider the plenary power doctrine. Ultimately, the commitment to remove systemic racism from the nation’s social fabric requires the dismantling of the doctrine and meaningful constitutional review of the immigration laws. That, in turn, would open the possibilities to the removal of systemic racial injustice from
immigration law and policy.

KJ

June 23, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, April 18, 2022

Immigration Article of the Day: Racial Borders  by E.Tendayi Achiume

Racial Borders  by E. Tendayi Achiume, Georgetown Law Journal (2022 Forthcoming)

Abstract

This Article explores the conceptualization of race and racial justice in relation to international borders in dominant liberal democratic discourse and theory of First World nation-states. It advances two analytical claims. The first is that contemporary national borders of the international order—an order that remains structured by imperial inequity—are inherently racial. The default of liberal borders is racialized inclusion and exclusion that privileges “Whiteness” in international mobility and migration. This racial privilege inheres in the facially neutral legal categories and regimes of territorial and political borders, and in international legal doctrine. The second is that central to theorizing the system of neocolonial racial borders is understanding race itself as border infrastructure. That is to say, race operates as a means of enforcement of liberal territorial and political borders, and as a result, international migration governance is also a mode of racial governance. Normatively, the Article outlines the specific relational injustices of racial borders.

KJ

April 18, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, March 28, 2022

Guest Post: Opening the Border but Shutting the Door by Professor Raquel Aldana

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Last week, we posted about a group of UC Davis students  who spent spring break helping migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.  This guest post offers some impressions about the trip.

 

Opening the Border but Shutting the Door

Raquel Aldana, Professor of Law, UC Davis

I sat across a group of Haitians at a small restaurant in Tijuana, La Antigüita Tamales. King Hall students had just finished legal consultations with them about their prospects for asylum in the U.S. We shared a meal and greeted each other as they talked amongst themselves in Creole. One of them asked me in good Spanish if I was with the group from the U.S. I nodded. Next week they will open the border, he said, and I will seek asylum. I smiled meekly and engaged him with his story. It weighed heavily on me to have to explain to him the many reasons why the predicted end of Title 42 (not official yet I cautioned him) would unlikely alter the course of his fate. But it seemed like since our arrival, my students and I could offer little hope to most asylum seekers that an open border meant an open door, at least to them.  

That morning alone I met two Mexican families facing terror in their own country. One young couple, with five young children, fled when a group threatened to kill them and their children. It proved too much when constant images of mutilated children landed on their phone daily for their alleged failure to pay a debt which had quadrupled in weeks when the terms of repayment shifted, and exuberant interests kicked in. Another mother was with her 22-year-old son who just two weeks ago had been kidnapped and tortured by a cartel and then released only to warn his family they would be killed if he and his younger brother failed to join them.  I tried my hardest to help these families prepare for an eventual credible fear interview. Attempting to fit their terror into the constraints of the nexus requirement proved frustrating and inhumane. For the parents, the why these cartels chose them and their children to terrorize seemed both irrelevant and obvious. I agreed. And yet, explaining the obvious, that these groups target the most vulnerable among them simply because they can, would not suffice under the immigration definition of particular social group. As we struggled together to construct a plausible particular social group, what should have been a slam dunk case became a low probability of success for U.S. asylum.        

Increasingly, most asylum seekers who fail to meet a dated and strict definition of asylum face cruel barriers and terrible odds even when they are allowed to make a claim. In El Salvador yesterday, a gang-related killing spree left 62 murdered in the streets in a single day. Most were vendors and other poor souls caught up in the terrible violence the government cannot or will not control. Neither the rates of the killings nor their cruelty was at all different from what Salvadoreans endured during the country’s other civil war. But then and now, Salvadoreans and Mexicans and Haitians and Guatemalans and Hondurans and many others facing so-called private forms of generalized terror encounter shut doors for asylum when they arrive at our borders. Remember when U.S. law turned a blind eye to domestic violence directed at women because it was so-called, a private sphere? This is not different. But there is nothing private about the violence asylum seekers from these nations are enduring. Their terror is in full public display and the root causes of it comes with public dirty hands, with our own nation bearing blame.

Our violent borders and our wars on drugs, fought inside and throughout the American hemisphere, are but two reasons why the U.S. government cannot simply dismiss the terror in these countries as privatized forms of violence we can ignore.

I set out to write a more celebratory blog. The past three days have been intense and, yet, during it, the enormous talent and commitment of eight King Hall students who traveled to Tijuana has been on full display. Over three days, Pamela, Jennifer, Michael, Vannalee, Monica, Lorena, Jazmine and Ivette met with over 150 migrants, some hoping to seek asylum, other hoping to return to their families and home after deportation. We came here with open eyes. We knew we would bear witness to trauma. We also knew we came bearing little hope from law. Despite this, the students did an amazing job with what they had and provided an enormous help to migrants. Sunday afternoon, for example, only two MPP cases remained; a Nicaraguan and a Colombian asylum seeker had hearings in two days, neither of them had lawyers. Over several hours, our students sat with them and helped draft a pro se case of how best to assert their claims. Each of our students has a story like that to share. They will share some of these stories and the insights they gleaned from their time in Tijuana on April 4 at Noon at King Hall, Room 1301 or over zoom. You can register here.

I want to close by acknowledging the heroes and sheroes we met in Tijuana. Among them, three amazing individuals deported from the US, Ester, Danny and Pricila, now run shelters, provide food, and otherwise support the legal and social needs of migrants. Our students fundraised for this cause, and we are sending donations to them to help them with their labor. It is not too late to add your grain of salt. You can do so here.  Finally, I want to thank Robert Irwin whose Humanizing Deportation Project set the stage for our work in Tijuana. I also want to thank King Hall for funding student travel, and the many other entities at UC Davis, like the Office for Public Scholarship and Engagement and the Global Migration Center for their amazing support. 

PICTURES FROM THE TRIP

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KJ

March 28, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Saturday, March 19, 2022

University of Minnesota Law Immigration & Human Rights Clinical Fellow

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The University of Minnesota Law School is seeking applicants for a fellowship co-teaching the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, part of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans.  The fellowship will begin in the summer of 2022 and is anticipated to be a three-year commitment.  The fellowship will offer the opportunity to provide high-quality representation to clients seeking asylum and related protections from persecution, and to prepare the fellow for further work in this area, whether in a law school clinical setting, in a non-profit legal services organization, or in private practice.

Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2022, with the goal of having the individual hired to begin in July 2022.
 
The  Immigration & Human Rights Clinical Fellow position description and application can be found on the University of Minnesota Employment website, Job ID 346758. Direct link for External Applicants and for Internal Applicants 
 
KJ

March 19, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, March 18, 2022

Minnesota Law to Unveil Racial Justice Clinic

The ABA Journal reports that the University of Minnesota Law School has hired a clinical law professor to open a Racial Justice Law Clinic.  Liliana Zaragoza, an assistant counsel with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, will be leading the law school’s Racial Justice Law Clinic, scheduled to open in fall 2022.

Here is part of the offficial announcement:

"The eyes of the world have been on Minnesota recently as a historic racial reckoning has unfolded in the state and across the country. People and organizations continue to advocate for justice and change in Minnesota, confronting stark racial inequalities and persistent violence against communities of color. A new legal clinic at Minnesota Law aims to target deeply embedded, systemic racial inequalities and discrimination while training future lawyers to make an impact on this critical work.  

The Racial Justice Law Clinic will launch in fall 2022, serving as an avenue for Minnesota Law students and faculty to tackle discriminatory practices and fight for individuals and communities facing race-based oppression. The clinic will be headed by Liliana Zaragoza, a newly appointed associate clinical professor of law who most recently worked as an assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF). 

The clinic will aim to make a difference in numerous areas, including the criminal legal system, voting rights, education, employment, and housing. With a deep commitment to creating a more just society, the Law School and its new clinic will give students and faculty another vehicle for pursuing racial justice and equity, says Garry W. Jenkins, dean and William S. Pattee Professor of Law. "

KJ

March 18, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

From the Bookshelves: Teaching Migration and Asylum Law (2022)

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Teaching Migration and Asylum Law (eds. Richard Grimes, Vera Honuskova, and Urich Stege 2022)

A new teaching bible focuses attention on experiential education in refugee and asylum law. Essays include Richard Boswell, Megan Ballard, and Stacy Caplow's chapter on "learning and teaching immigration law through law school clinical programs" and Ulrich Stege on "clinical legal education as a basis for holistic study." Other clinical teaching models hail from Autralia, to the Mediterranean, to Scotland. Simulations and moot courts are other experiential methods that round out this thoughtful, wide-reaching volume.

Here is the publisher's abstract:

This highly topical book demonstrates the theoretical and practical importance of the study of migration law. It outlines approaches that may be taken in the design, delivery and evaluation of this study in law schools and universities to ensure an optimum level of learning.

Drawing on examples of best practice from around the world, this book uses a theoretical framework and examples from real clients and simulations to help promote the learning and teaching of the law affecting migrants. It showcases contributions from over 20 academics and practitioners experienced in asylum and immigration law and helps to unpick how to teach the complex international laws and procedures relating to migration between different countries and regions. The different sections of the book explore educational best practice, what content can be covered, different models for teaching and learning, and strategies to deal with challenges.

The book will appeal to scholars, researchers and practitioners of migration and asylum law, those teaching migration law electives and involved in curriculum design, as well as students of international, common and civil law.

March 15, 2022 in Books, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)

Friday, March 4, 2022

University of Minnesota Law School: Immigration Litigation Fellowship with the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic

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Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the law school on the University of Minnesota's West Bank Campus.

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The University of Minnesota Law School is seeking applicants who are recent law graduates for an Immigration Litigation Fellowship with the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic, which is part of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans. The fellowship will begin in August 2022, is anticipated to be a two-year commitment, but may potentially be extended to a third year. The fellowship will prepare the Immigration Litigation Fellow for a career providing noncitizens with high-quality, high-impact representation in federal and administrative courts, whether in a non-profit, academic, or private practice setting. The Immigration Litigation Fellow will be mentored and supervised by the Director of the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic and will be engaged in clinical casework and clinical case supervision.

Please see the attached posting for additional details and instructions, and please share on your networks and with qualified candidates.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 25, 2022. Review of applications will begin March 21, 2022. The goal is to have the individual hired to begin in August 2022.

TO APPLY:
1. Select the link to access our careers site.  
2. Sign in to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.  
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

If you are a current employee of our organization please use this link instead.

KJ

March 4, 2022 in Current Affairs, Immigration Law Clinics | Permalink | Comments (0)