LAW 896I

Externship: Immigration Clinic

2-5 Unit(s)

This course includes both classroom and field work components. The clinic will be 100% online for Fall 2020. In class, students learn the intricacies of immigration law practice. In the field, students engage in a clinical experience with attorney supervision as they work with clients who are seeking relief in the form of asylum, U-visas, and other types of humanitarian relief. The classes and clinics are held on Thursday evenings. This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement and is graded on a Credit/No Credit basis. Students must submit the required Application by the deadline to enroll and all Applications are subject to approval by the Externship Director. The Application deadline is posted on the externships web page found at It is recommended to take LAW 842A or LAW 842D or LAW 706A prior to enrolling in this course.