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 Immigration Clinic Files Public Comment Opposing Major Rule Restricting Asylum

07/16/2020 - Yesterday the UNLV Immigration Clinic filed a public comment condemning a Trump Administration proposal to restrict asylum for persecuted people as "contrary to the principles of asylum and refugee protection that the... read more

Heightened Risk for Immigrants in Interactions with Police in Las Vegas

05/29/2020 - In view of protests against police violence, we have issued a public warning that it is especially important for immigrants, especially those who are undocumented, to avoid being arrested in Las Vegas.  Both the... read more

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