Carlos A. Costa Immigration & Human Rights Clinic
The IHRC is designed to provide students with specialized skills in immigration law. The course provides a unique combination of litigation experience, intensive skills training and supervision, collaboration, and ethical reflection. It will also provide students with the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in a professional work environment and acquire new knowledge and skills relevant to the practice of law. Students will gain sensitivity to issues of professional responsibility and ethics that arise in their work. Students will also reflect upon and learn from their professional legal experience.
- Credits: Six credits
- Time Commitment: Average 20 hours a week (minimum of 280 hours for the semester) which includes case work, supervision and seminar.
- Faculty: Professor Juan Carlos Gómez, Visiting Professor Mary Gundrum, and Adjunct Professor Jordan Dollar
- Prerequisite: 45 credits
- Pre- or Co-Requisite: Professional Responsibility, Immigration Law and Evidence.
- Certification: Required for state court representation.
- Students must have access to a car and be willing to submit to a background check, which is required to gain access to the detention center.