Skip to main content

News & Events

Topics News Home
Sarah Paoletti

Protecting the Right to Seek Asylum 

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.”

headshots of Allison Nasson L'24 and Mikaela Wolf-Sorokin L'24

Skadden Fellowships 

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

Camilla Samuelsson L'25

Advocating for Immigrants 

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

Rachel Kabat L'25

Advocating for Asylum Seekers 

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

a hand with wrist in handcuffs on the phone close up at a desk at night

Immigrant Access to Counsel 

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.

Fernando Chang-Muy

‘Arbitrary Cruelty of Our Current Asylum System’ 

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

Gender Justice Advocates 

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.

Tamara Shehadeh-Cope (PIRC) with Sarah Paoletti and Liz Bradley.

Award-Winning Immigration Advocacy 

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.

The Uncertain Future of DACA 

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

Pathways to the Profession: Kate Koudouna L’24 

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

Immigration stamp with Congressional building in the background

Rethinking Credibility Assessments 

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

SCOTUS Immigration Decisions 

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

View More Recently Featured

Upcoming Events

View All

June 10, 2024

Master in Law Skills Session with Professor Simon (Invitation Only)

ML Students: Join Professor Jessica Simon for this “crash course, law school skills session.”

June 12, 2024

The Law and Finance of Private Equity & Venture Capital

Private event by invitation only.

June 13, 2024

LLM Class of 2024 study break

LLM Class of 2024: take a take a break from studying for the bar and join your classmates in the courtyard for an ice pop!