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Penn Law Students Present at Immigration Rights Conference

October 27, 2008

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 27, 2008) -- Two students at the University of Pennsylvania Law School will be among the presenters at a Tuesday, Oct. 28, hearing in Washington, D.C., on immigration and immigrant rights.

The students - Matthew Erie and Maisha Elonai - are students in Penn Law's Transnational Legal Clinic.  The hearing is being conducted at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and will focus on due process violations in U.S. immigrant detention and deportation.

The hearings will be webcast live on the Commission's website.