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UNIVERSITY PARK -- As media and public scrutiny of president-elect Donald Trump’s proposed “Muslim registry” intensifies, a 2012 report from the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic has become an important part of the national dialogue surrounding this controversial issue.
Penelope Scudder | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law’s Civil Rights Appellate Clinic earned a significant and precedential victory on Nov. 8 when a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit issued a decision agreeing with the clinic’s argument that section 16(b) of Title 18 of the United States Code, which defines a “crime of violence,” is unconstitutionally vague.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and clinical professor of law at Penn State Law, was recently nominated and accepted to the board of trustees of the American Immigration Council.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and clinical professor of law Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will present as a panelist at the Equal Justice Works annual Leadership Development Training, at 11:00 a.m. on Oct. 26 at the Marriott Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Law Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and clinical professor of law Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia will speak at the Washington University School of Law as part of their Immigration Law Society Speaker Series at noon on Oct. 14 in St. Louis. The event is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Clinical Professor of Law Ross Pifer, director of the Center for Agricultural and Shale Law and the Rural Economic Development Clinic, has been invited to participate in a White House Rural Forum convened by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Penn State’s University Park campus on Oct. 5.
Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic | Penn State Law
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – In celebration of Welcoming America’s Welcoming Week, which runs Sept. 16-25, Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic held an event for the community entitled “Asylum 101” in the Apfelbaum Courtroom of the Lewis Katz Building on Sept. 22.
Panelists at "Immigration Issues After U.S. v. Texas: A Community Dialogue | Penn State Law
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – After the recent “non-decision” in the Supreme Court immigration law case of U.S. v. Texas, many questions remain as to what will happen to the millions of undocumented young people and parents affected by the ruling. To help answer these questions for the local State College community, Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic hosted a community forum on August 31 in the State College Municipal Building.

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