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 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

A Salute to Martha Menendez

06/19/2021 - By Michael Kagan Our Senior Bernstein Fellow Martha Menendez is leaving her current role the Immigration Clinic. She will be taking a new job as legal manager for Justice in Motion, an international migrant rights... read more

Salute to Paloma Guerrero, Nevada Pioneer in Immigrant Legal Defense

04/02/2021 - By Michael Kagan Today is the last day in our clinic for Paloma Guerrero, who has been our first Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Fellow since 2019, and was a student attorney before that. In her role at the UNLV... read more