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

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

February 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

September 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

Welcome to Martha Menendez, Bernstein Senior Fellow

September 19, 2019 - We are happy to welcome Martha Menendez, our new Bernstein Senior Fellow.  A graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, Ms. Menendez is a human rights and immigration attorney with over seven years... read more