Open to: 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th semester students. Students fluent in languages other than English are preferred because many clients do not speak English.
6 units: 2 unit non-GPA class component and 4 unit fieldwork component, graded pass-fail.
Recommended Course: Refugee Law strongly preferred.
Classroom Component: Operates in a seminar manner, focusing on case strategy and analysis, skills and the representation of clients.
Fieldwork Component: Students work primarily with local immigrants' rights projects involving law reform or litigation. Students directly engage in client interviewing and counseling, case planning and legal writing, and adversarial hearings before immigration judges. Students work directly under the supervision of Professor Boswell.