The UNLV Immigration Clinic's Community Advocacy Office in Downtown Las Vegas is now open at 1212 S. Casino Center Blvd. in the Arts District.
We offer deportation defense to unaccompanied children and detained adults, full service immigration assistance to UNLV and CSN students, staff and their families, and limited assistance with DACA renewals.
Find out more about our services and how to seek assistance here.
On KNPR's State of Nevada today, UNLV Immigration Clinic student attorney talked about the challenges he faced growing up as a Palestinian in Las Vegas. You can listen to the interview here.
In cooperation with Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (LACSN), the Immigration Clinic today launched an intensive training program for attorneys about how to represent immigrants fleeing from persecution. Taught by Prof. Michael Kagan, the 7.... read more
From Dean Dan Hamilton:
We kick off the new year with some exciting news in the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic. We are proud to announce the creation of the Edward M. Bernstein & Associates Immigration Clinic Children’s Rights... read more
Prof. Michael Kagan, director of the UNLV Immigration Clinic, published an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education about his fears that teaching immigration law will be fare more difficult after the rise of President Donald... read more
On Monday, Dec. 19, Boyd will host a forum on immigration policy aimed at students who are undocumented or who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
The event is co-sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (LACSN), the ... read more
A personal note from Immigration Clinic Director Michael Kagan:
Over the last few months, our clinic said goodbye to Alissa Cooley and Katelyn Leese, two brilliant clinic alums and AmeriCorps fellows who built... read more
UNLV Immigration Clinic Alum Hillary Gaston Walsh (BSL '12) has been named a winner of the 2016 American Bar Association's in appellate immigration law while living abroad during her husband’s service in the United... read more
Children who flee a dangerous homeland to come to the United States as undocumented immigrants typically trade a dire situation for one with simply poor prospects.
Beyond a foreign land and language, they face a legal system where their chances... read more
During their 3L year, Alissa Cooley (JD ’14) and Katelyn Franklin (JD ’14) both excelled during their participation in the Immigration Clinic, and both planned to pursue immigration law as a long-term career option. Upon... read more
The AmeriCorps fellows who help unaccompanied children from the offices of the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic do not have much company.
Student Lawyer magazine noted that the Boyd School of Law “was one of seven organizations in... read more
The Boyd School of Law’s Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic has launched a new program to provide legal representation to unaccompanied children who have fled to the United States from Central America. Boyd is one of just seven organizations... read more
After people are convicted of crimes and serve their sentences, they often discover that there are a myriad of other, invisible consequences that flow from criminal convictions, including impacts on child custody, parental rights, access to... read more
For immigrant children, immigration court is a daunting place and having a lawyer can mean the difference between staying here or being deported. Children are not entitled to appointed counsel in immigration court, and few, if any, can afford... read more
Following the advocacy efforts of the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the Immigration Clinic at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law, and Holland & Knight LLP, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie announcement that his department would no... read more
Congressman Steven Horsford will chair an ad hoc congressional hearing on immigration on March 17, 2014, in North Las Vegas, where the Immigration Clinic will present its key findings on detention conditions and concerns about ICE... read more
A report compiled by the UNLV Immigration Clinic found indications of significant problems in conditions for immigration detainees held at the Henderson Detention Center. After spending $29 million to expand and renovate its facilities, ... read more
This semester, student attorneys in UNLV’s Immigration Clinic will be spending time away from Immigration Clinic. Instead, they will be in criminal court — Las Vegas Justice Court, to be exact.
In a new pilot project, clinic... read more