May 30, 2023  
2019-2020 Law Catalog 
2019-2020 Law Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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LAW 5811 - Deportation Defense Clinic

Students in the Deportation Defense Clinic will represent and advocate for immigrants from Long Island who are affected by raids conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and changes in immigration enforcement policy. Students will represent clients in Immigration Court proceedings, as well as in proceedings in front of the Department of Homeland Security. Further, students will participate in community advocacy, including Know Your Rights presentations, Immigration Relief screening events, meetings with government officials, cooperative work with non-profit organizations, and, when required, impact litigation. Students will work under supervision of the DDC attorneys and will have weekly supervision meetings as well as a weekly seminar. Instructor permission is required to register for the course.

Prerequisites & Notes
None, although Immigration Law is preferred.

Credits: 6

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