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

Alissa Cooley returns to lead new Community Advocacy Office

12/06/2021 - We are pleased to announce that Alissa Cooley has returned to the UNLV Immigration Clinic as the Managing Attorney leading our new Community Advocacy Office, which is set to open in downtown Las Vegas early in 2022. A... read more

Proyecto de Ley de Reconciliación – “Build Back Better”: Preguntas Más Frecuentes

12/02/2021 - El 19 de noviembre, la Cámara de Representantes de EE. UU. voto a favor de promover el proyecto de ley comúnmente conocido como “Build Back Better.” Sin embargo, este proyecto de ley... read more

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law to Expand its Immigrant Legal Defense Services with $1 Million in New Appropriations

09/21/2021 - LAS VEGAS – The UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law announced today that the Clark County Commission approved a $500,000 allocation, which will be distributed over two years, to the UNLV Immigration... read more