Immigration Clinic

Our Mission

The UNLV Immigration Clinic offers law students real world experience providing pro bono deportation defense and is a community leader in protecting children and families in Nevada. It includes the Bernstein Children's Rights Program, which defends unaccompanied children fleeing violence.

Launching University Legal Services for Immigrants at UNLV

Expanding Immigration Legal Services on Campus -- Now at UNLV and CSN!

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Recent Clinic News

Advocates Demand Immediate Release of ICE Detainees and an End to Ice Field Operations in Response to COVID-19

03/17/2020 - Today community advocates from across the state joined together to call for the release of immigrant detainees and halt ICE activities in Nevada during the COVID-19 crisis.    Advocates sent a joint letter... read more

UNLV law student, a Dreamer, has helped more than 100 people renew their DACA permits

02/16/2020 - Cristian González Pérez, a Boyd 2L, did not originally plan to volunteer to help so many people with applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. When he started law school... read more

Welcome to Paloma Guerrero, our first Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow

09/19/2019 - We pleased to welcome back to our office Paloma Guerrero, who is now our first Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow.  Ms. Guerrero graduated from Boyd this spring. She was a student attorney in our clinic in... read more