Blog Posts: Immigration Clinic

Spring 2016 All-Clinic Rounds Presentation

Locklear
A.C. Locklear of the Immigration Clinic
On March 2, 2016, students from the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic and the Immigration Clinic presented at our All-Clinic Rounds Session.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:33 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Immigration Clinic

Immigration Clinic Alum Update

Evan Benz, Class of 2015

I am currently serving as a Justice AmeriCorps attorney at MetroWest Legal Services, a legal aid office in Framingham, MA.

Evan Benz, UNC Law Class of 2015


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. March 3, 2016 1:28 PM
Categories: Clinic Alum Update, Immigration Clinic

Clinical Programs Celebrate 35 Years of Training Students and Assisting Clients

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Prof. Kaci Bishop
As a student at UNC School of Law, Kaci Bishop ’04 knew she wanted to work with indigent clients. Drawn to humanitarian immigration law, her involvement in the Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, which then included immigration cases, was all the affirmation she needed to know she was pursuing her true passion.
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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Sun. December 13, 2015 3:58 PM
Categories: Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Clinical Programs Community Education Presentation

On November 9, 2015, students from the Youth Justice Clinic, Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Domestic Violence Clinic joined together to present a four hour educational program for the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools Services Staff.
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Susanna Wagar '16 presents on the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications.

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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. December 8, 2015 3:21 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Professor Beth Posner Participates in Numerous Pro Bono Programs and Activities

Throughout this past academic year, Professor Beth Posner, who teaches the Immigration Clinic and the Domestic Violence Clinic, participated in in a variety of teaching, lawyer training, and other pro bono presentations and programs.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. May 28, 2015 2:32 PM
Categories: Domestic Violence Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Service

Immigration Clinic: Case Work Developments

The Immigration Clinic took on approximately 15 new clients this year, mostly representing clients in U-Visa, Special Immigrant Status Cases, and DACA.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. May 28, 2015 2:29 PM
Categories: Immigration Clinic

UNC Immigration Clinic Alum Update

We recently heard from Sarah Colwell, who graduated in 2014 after serving as a student advocate in the Immigration Clinic for the 2013-14 academic year.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Thu. May 28, 2015 2:07 PM
Categories: Clinic Alum Update, Immigration Clinic

Spring Semester All-Clinic Rounds Session

On March 4, 2015, UNC Clinical Programs held its fourth All-Clinic Rounds session, during which students and faculty from all of our clinics gathered to discuss their current cases.

The program was moderated by Professor Barbara Fedders of the Youth Justice Clinic, and students from four of our clinics presented cases.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Thu. March 5, 2015 12:13 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

Prof. Beth Posner Teaches Two-Day Child Custody & Domestic Violence Program for ABA

Prof. Posner

In April, 2014, Professor Beth Posner conducted a two-day CLE (continuing legal education program) on "Litigation Training: Representing Victims of Domestic Violence in Custody Cases." This interactive program provided training in North Carolina custody and domestic violence law as well as litigation skills for practicing attorneys, enabling them to more effectively, ethically, and holistically represent victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.


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Posted by Beth S. Posner on Fri. June 13, 2014 3:28 PM
Categories: Immigration Clinic, Service

Second Annual Clinical Programs End-of-Year Awards Luncheon Recognizes Outstanding Clinic Students

Professor Beth Posner and her student, Melanie Stratton Lopez
Melanie Stratton Lopez, third year law student and recipient of the CLEA Outstanding Student Award for 2014, with Prof. Beth Posner of the Immigration Clinic.

On Monday, April 14, 2014, UNC Clinical Programs held its Second Annual End-of-Year Awards Luncheon, during which the sixty third-year law students who participated in the clinic during the 2013-14 academic year were recognized as they enjoyed a catered lunch from the Indian restaurant, Mint.

Prof. Tamar Birckhead, Director of Clinical Programs, thanked the group for its commitment and tenacity on behalf of their clients, and she spoke of the dedication of her students in the Juvenile Justice Clinic, including Galo Centenera, Ryan Eletto, Alyssa Kisby, Catherine McCormick, Kati Ruark, and Samantha Thompson, all of whom represented children under the age of 16 in the juvenile delinquency courts of Wake, Orange, and Durham counties.


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Posted by Tamar R. Birckhead on Tue. April 22, 2014 1:28 PM
Categories: Civil Legal Assistance Clinic, Clinical Programs Events, Community Development Law Clinic, Consumer Financial Transactions Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Youth Justice Clinic

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