Immigration Clinic

Our Mission

The UNLV Immigration Clinic trains student attorneys to defend people in deportation proceedings and innovates new ways to offer legal services to immigrants in Nevada.

Recent Clinic News

Trump Administration Ending AmeriCorps Legal Aid Program For Unaccompanied Children, But UNLV Law’s Work Continues

June 12, 2017 - From Immigration Clinic Director Michael Kagan: We received official word today that the federal government will phase out the AmeriCorps initiative that has provided lawyers for thousands of unaccompanied children... read more

UNLV Clinic at Immigrant Heritage Month Dedication

June 11, 2017 - UNLV Immigration Clinic fellows Arléne Amarante and Laura Barrera represented the clinic at the Las Vegas Immigrant Heritage Month Dedication Ceremony in Las Vegas on June 10. Sponsored by the City of Las Vegas... read more

Three Immigration Clinic Alumni Among Nevada's "Legal Elite"

June 05, 2017 - Nevada Business magazine has named its 2017 Legal Elite, and the list includes three alumni of the UNLV Immigration Clinic: Daniela LaBounty (BSL '13), currently with Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo... read more