Sep 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Law School Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Law School Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 896I Externship: Immigration Clinic

2-3 unit(s)
This course includes both classroom and field work components held at Golden Gate University and the LGBT Asylum Project. In class, students learn the intricacies of immigration law practice. In the field, students engage in a clinical experience with attorney supervision as they work with clients who are seeking relief in the form of asylum, U-visas, and other humanitarian relief.

The classes and clinics are held on Thursday evenings and four Saturdays during the semester.  This course is offered only in Spring, and part-time students receive priority registration.

Students must submit the required Application by the deadline to enroll and all Applications are subject to approval by the Externship Director. The Application deadline is posted on the externships web page found at This course counts toward completion of the Experiential Learning Requirement. Prerequisite(s): LAW 842A  or LAW 842D  or LAW 706A , or receive approval from the Externship Director. This course is graded on a Credit/No Credit basis.

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