It’s been more than a year since U.S. troops withdrew from Afghanistan, but vast numbers of Afghans forced to flee the country once the Taliban regained control are still seeking legal standing to make new lives for themselves in the United States. Of those who managed to make the 7,800-mile journey from Kabul to Texas, […]
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Texas Law’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law hosted Lee Gelernt, Deputy Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, as a G. Rollie White Scholar in Residence. During the visit Feb. 22-23, Gelernt participated in several events, spoke to two classes, and met with students individually and in small groups. Gelernt has worked at the […]
As the holiday season approaches, Clinical Professor Denise Gilman discusses the growing number of Central American families seeking asylum in the United States and the hardships that they face on a daily basis in this op-ed for the Houston Chronicle. Asylum-Seeking Families Need Help, Not Detention BY DENISE GILMAN As my family and I enter […]
What: “Battling for Immigrants’ Rights: Litigation, Advocacy and Government Service” a talk by Lucas Guttentag When: Thursday, March 26 from 3:30-5 p.m. Where: The University of Texas School of Law, Eidman Courtroom, reception to follow in the Jamail Pavilion Cost: Free and open to the public Background: Lucas Guttentag, founder and former national director of […]
UT Law Alumna Megan Sheffield, ’13, received the 2013 Law Student Pro Bono Award from the Texas Access to Justice Commission. The award is given to a law student or graduate who has improved the standards of legal aid for underprivileged Texans. Sheffield was among 23 nominees and was honored in a ceremony at the […]
The University of Texas School of Law’s Pro Bono Program, in conjunction with the American Bar Association’s National Pro Bono Celebration, has planned several events for students and the community Oct. 20 to 26, that emphasize the role of UT Law in delivering pro bono services. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Clinic UT Law’s Immigration […]
The Law School’s Immigration Clinic and the Pro Bono Program help qualified immigrants who grew up in the United States pursue their dreams through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
A panel discussion entitled “Cutting Edge Issues in Immigration Law: State Anti-Immigrant Statutes and Litigation” will be held at the Law School on Monday, February 13, 2012, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Sheffield Room.
The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild has named Barbara Hines, director of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law, the 2010 recipient of its Carol Weiss King Award for excellence in the pursuit of social justice through organizing, litigating, and teaching.
The University of Texas at Austin’s Know online magazine has posted a video of Clinical Professor Professor Barbara Hines, co-director of the Law School’s Immigration Clinic, discussing the legal, economic, and social issues with Arizona’s new immigration law.