Immigration Clinic helps clients who would otherwise lack legal representation
Students take on complicated, emotional deportation case in 3rd week of class, successfully staying client’s deportation
The Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law is operated in partnership with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), the state’s primary provider of immigration legal services to low-income immigrants and refugees. The clinic consists of eight students and a supervising attorney/instructor who work on cases for individuals who would otherwise lack legal representation. NWIRP screens and refers clients to the Immigration Law Clinic.
This academic year, the Immigration Law Clinic is representing low-income individuals with a wide variety of immigration issues, including: detained asylum-seekers, an appeal of a removal order, special immigrant juveniles seeking to adjust to lawful permanent resident status, several complex naturalization applications and an appeal of a naturalization denial.
If you have a specific immigration legal question, you should seek advice from an attorney. On our Local Resources page we provide some information on how to find an attorney, including both private attorneys and non-profit legal services.