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1L Immigration Law and Advocacy Clinic

The 1L Immigration Law and Advocacy clinic is designed to provide first-year law students with the experience of counseling clients on immigration cases, performing research and writing for real cases, and engaging in community advocacy on emerging immigration issues.

The opportunity to engage in direct-service legal work for clients is a unique component of Cornell’s first-year curriculum. The 1L Immigration Law & Advocacy clinic is designed to provide first-year law students with the experience of counseling clients on immigration cases, performing research and writing for real cases, and engaging in community advocacy on emerging immigration issues. Immigration law is always changing and has a tremendous impact on the community, making legal work in this area challenging, relevant, and versatile. First-year students in the clinic will develop skills in legal analysis, client-centered lawyering, public speaking, and more.

Clinic Resources, Projects, and Cases
Participating in the Clinic
Contact
Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer
Associate Clinical Professor of Law (Lawyering)
Phone:
(607) 255-9898
Type:
Permanent
Address:
Cornell Law School
256C Hughes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

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