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Immigration and Migration

The demand for immigration attorneys has perhaps never been greater, as courts, law enforcement, policymakers, and citizens and noncitizens grapple with immigration laws that seem to be constantly in flux. Penn State Law offers relevant coursework and a clinic dedicated to immigrants’ rights to position law graduates for careers in immigration law.

Pilot Concentration Program for the Class of 2020

The Penn State Law faculty has approved this program for current third-year J.D. students and current LL.M. students graduating Spring 2020.  Students may earn Concentration recognition in Immigration and Migration using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ‘C’ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

Declare your intent to complete this Concentration - Concentration Declaration Application - Deadline for Spring 2020 Application is January 31, 2020.  

Upon completion of the requirements, submit your academic eligibility – Concentration Completion Application

Immigration and Migration Faculty

Selected Courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Immigration Clinic
  • Asylum & Refugee Law
  • Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic
  • Federal Court Practice
  • Federal Courts
  • Immigration Law
  • The United Nations & International Law Seminar

Additional Experiential Opportunities: