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

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

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