Fall 2023

5414 Immigration Clinic II - CABOT- 10738

Professor(s): J Anna Cabot (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: ARRANGED    Location:  

Course Outline: Case Round:
Students will participate in the representation of clients with immigration cases—people seeking asylum and other humanitarian relief from removal, Special Immigrant Juvenile status, and visas for victims of crime and trafficking, in addition to other family-based immigration. Students, with the guidance of professors, will be responsible for every aspect of representation including client interviewing and counseling, fact investigation and development, document and application drafting, working with expert witnesses, and trial advocacy as necessary.

The Clinic has a classroom component that meets for one hour each week over the course of the semester which will be arranged so that it works with everyone’s schedule. The classroom component will focus on reviewing and discussing the Clinic’s active cases.
Students will also meet with their supervisor weekly at a mutually convenient time.
Students must apply to the Clinic by submitting the online application at


Students should not attempt to enroll themselves in this course. If you are accepted, the Clinic Program Manager will enroll you via the Office of Student Services. For fullest consideration, please apply before course registration opens.

Students must work in the Clinic 50 hours per course credit hour.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=3

Prerequisites: Yes   - Completion of immigration Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: clinic

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: No

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials

No book required for this course