University of Pennsylvania Carey Law students have an amalgam of academic and experiential opportunities to prepare them for careers fighting for immigration and refugee justice.
First Generation Professionals Fellow Michelle Rodriguez L’24, MBE’24 dreamed of helping people heal – and now her dream is reality
Rodriguez is also pursuing a dual degree in Bioethics with the goal of making healthcare more equitable and accessible for immigrant and refugee populations.
Penn Law Transnational Legal Clinic, University of Texas School of Law Immigration Clinic File Petition Against Migration Protection Protocols (MPP)
Petition filed on one-year anniversary of implementation of MPP program, also known as “Remain in Mexico”
On January 27, President Trump’s signed an executive order blocking refugees and temporarily suspending immigration from seven predominately Muslim countries. A number of members of the Penn Law community have responded to news about the order, and this page contains information on upcoming events, comments from Penn Law faculty, students, and alumni, as well as information about the order’s effects on refugees and immigrants, the legal challenges being brought against it, the response of the judiciary, and the role of lawyers in the order’s wake.