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Rekha Nair L’12 named Executive Director of the Phoenix Legal Action Network 

August 16

For Rekha Nair L’12, standing alongside a person as they navigate the American immigration system offers something powerful: unity in a world of separation.
Alumni, Civil Rights Profiles, Civil Rights, Clinics, Cross-Disciplinary, Featured, Fellowships, Immigration, PI Fellowships, Public Service, Social, Tertiary features, TPIC, Transnational 

Law School’s clinical offerings and externships ‘put students front and center’ 

July 1

Penn Law students in clinics and externships serve as lead counsel on their own cases rather than merely supporting the work of faculty.
Clinics, clinicseries, Criminal Justice, Cross Disciplinary, Entrepreneurship, Immigration 

Fellowship experience: Allison Perlin L’20 

June 22

Allison Perlin L’20 works at Human Rights First, where she works to better serve clients in grave need of immigration representation.
Alumni, dispatches, Fellowships, Global, Human Rights, Immigration, inclusionalumnivoices, PI Fellowships 

Patricia Stottlemyer L’17 fights for more equitable access to asylum system 

June 14

At Human Rights First, Patricia Stottlemyer L’17 uses impact litigation to fight for more equitable access to the legal system for asylum seekers.

Alumni, Clinics, Global, Human Rights, Immigration, Transnational 

Penn Law & Free Migration Project report reveals ongoing unreported violations of patient rights with medical deportations 

June 10

The authors of the report include Toll Public Interest Fellow Erica V. Rodarte Costa L’22, Jacqueline Monnat L’21, and Free Migration Project’s Executive Director David Bennion and Program Coordinator Adrianna Torres-García.
Alumni, Clinics, Government, Health Law, Immigration, inclusionstudentvoices, Legislative Clinic, Legislative, Research and Impact, Students 

Adjunct Prof. of Law Chang-Muy provides insight into unanimous SCOTUS decision against asylum seekers on question of credibility 

June 2

Adjunct Prof. Chang-Muy discusses the impact of the recent decision in the consolidated immigration cases of Garland v. Dai and Garland v. Alcaraz-Enriquez.
faculty perspectives, Faculty, Immigration, SCOTUS 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Troutman Pepper partner to address dearth of immigration lawyers 

May 11

Through the Toll Public Interest Center, Law School students work with Troutman Pepper’s Pepper Center for Public Service on pro bono immigration cases.
Faculty, Immigration, Local, Pro Bono, Public Service, Students, TPIC 

Fighting an Uphill Battle: Examining the Legal Implications of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community 

April 12

The Latinx Law Students Association (LALSA) recently held its 24th annual conference, “Fighting an Uphill Battle: Examining the Legal Implications of COVID-19 on the Latinx Community.”
coronavirus, Events, Immigration, Student Groups