From MSLAW Alumni Becki A. Jacobson (Posted on July, 19, 2015):
I was recently selected as the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) northeast immigration attorney representative and offered a small grant from AILA National for a specialized immigration pro bono project in Dilley, Texas from August 16th – August 22nd. It will offer extensive immigration training, experience in family immigration detention centers, court hearing experience in immigration court, and excellent networking opportunities. We will be representing clients and appearing in court in Texas on their behalf and are required to work 8-10 hour days.
I have the opportunity to bring a Spanish speaking interpreter as part of the grant. I want to offer this opportunity to an MSL student who is interested in immigration law. I understand that classes are in session during this time and I believe this would be a once-in-a-lifetime-hands-on opportunity that one cannot experience in the classroom.
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