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2017 Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic Members
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – As part of its ongoing work with the State College Borough, the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law consulted with the borough and the State College Police Department to craft a revised policy on anti-bias-based policing and immigration. Borough Manager Thomas J. Fountaine II and Police Department Chief John Gardner announced the policy on Oct. 16.
Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Clinical Professor of Law Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic have been busy. At the 2017 American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) National Convention, their efforts will be recognized as Wadhia, the founder and director of the clinic, accepts the Excellence in Legal Advocacy Award.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On the eve of the fifth anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), more than 100 law professors have signed on to a letter to President Donald Trump co-authored by Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia that explains the legal foundation for DACA and its implementation by the executive branch.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Last week, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Perry v. Merit Services Protection Board that concurred with the arguments put forth by the Penn State Law Civil Rights Appellate Clinic in an amicus brief filed back in March.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- In the nine years since Penn State Law professor Michael Foreman founded the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, the clinic has grown and tackled dozens of important civil rights cases—and right now is involved with three separate cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State Law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will be honored by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG) this week for her tireless work, education, and advocacy in the area of immigration law.

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