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Protecting the Right to Seek Asylum 

February 29, 2024

At The Hill, Transnational Legal Clinic Director Sarah Paoletti urges representatives to “take a long, hard look at the ways our immigration and deportation systems are failing people who are in harm’s way.”

Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

Skadden Fellowships 

December 14, 2023

Allison Nasson L’24 and Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin L’24 have been awarded prestigious Skadden Fellowships.

Immigration & Transnational Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Advocating for Immigrants 

September 12, 2023

Interning with the Legal Aid Society’s immigration law unit gave Camilla Samuelsson L’25 hands-on experience representing clients in deportation proceedings.

Immigration & Transnational Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Advocating for Asylum Seekers 

July 27, 2023

Rachel Kabat L’25 shares her experience as a Global Justice Fellow working with the International Rescue Committee’s Denver branch.

Immigration & Transnational Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Immigrant Access to Counsel 

June 20, 2023

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Transnational Legal Clinic filed a complaint regarding access to counsel for individuals held in ICE custody at a Pike County Correctional Facility.

Experiential Learning, Immigration & Transnational Law 

‘Arbitrary Cruelty of Our Current Asylum System’ 

June 13, 2023

“We cannot turn our backs on Central American immigrants at the border,” writes Adj. Prof. Fernando Chang-Muy.

Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

Gender Justice Advocates 

March 8, 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Penn Carey Law is proud to highlight dedicated advocates working tirelessly in the crucial fight for gender justice around the world.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Award-Winning Immigration Advocacy 

October 24, 2022

The PA Immigration Resource Center has honored the Transnational Legal Clinic with its annual Light of Liberty Award. Pictured: Tamara Shehadeh-Cope (PIRC) with Sarah Paoletti and Liz Bradley.

Experiential Learning, Immigration & Transnational Law 

The Uncertain Future of DACA 

October 18, 2022

Practice Prof. Sarah Paoletti spoke with Penn Today about what the recent 5th Circuit decision means for DACA beneficiaries and their family members.

Immigration & Transnational Law 

Pathways to the Profession: Kate Koudouna L’24 

September 19, 2022

Kate Koudouna L’24 spent her 1L summer advocating for and researching international topics in labor justice.

Gender, Leadership, & the Law, Immigration & Transnational Law, Pathways to the Profession 

Rethinking Credibility Assessments 

September 15, 2022

A federal appellate court recently cited Visiting Assistant Practice Prof. Liz Bradley’s research on demeanor evidence in asylum cases.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship 

SCOTUS Immigration Decisions 

June 14, 2022

Practice Prof. of Law Sarah Paoletti says the recent decisions will have a “devastating impact on non-citizens and their family members.”

Immigration & Transnational Law, Research and Scholarship