Immigrant Rights Clinic

Student Application to Enroll

Students are encouraged to apply to clinics by ​December 1. Students who apply by that deadline will be notified of their application status before the end of the ​exam period. Applications received after that time will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Items with an asterisk (*) are required.

Are you employed?*

Do you plan to stay in this employment or start work, or intern or extern, with a law firm or government agency during the semester you are enrolled in the clinic?*



  • Conflicts: Clinics operate as law firms. Conflicts may arise if students enroll in a clinic and also work in a law firm or government agency in the first semester. If you plan to intern, extern, or otherwise, work during the semester you are in clinic, you will need to discuss with Dean Herrera.
  • All 3 and 4 unit clinic courses require that students spend a minimum of 6-8 hours per week in the clinical space.
Have you ever had any Honor Code violations in college or law school?*

If yes, please​ upload a separate statement of explanation below.

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?*

If yes, please​ upload a separate statement of explanation below.

Statement of Explanation
If you have had an Honor Code violation or have been convicted of a crime, please upload your statement of explanation here.

Have you completed or enrolled in Professional Responsibility?*

Students who have not completed Professional Responsibility and are not registered for the class, will be automatically enrolled by the registrar's office. The registrar may have to drop students from another course if there is a conflict. Clinic enrollment requires that students complete or concurrently enroll in Professional Responsibility.
Have you completed or are concurrently enrolled in Immigration Law? (recommended course) *

Do you have at least 45 hours of units completed? (not required to enroll) *

Are you mostly a day or evening student?*

Please upload your 1 page statement about why you want to participate in the Immigrant Rights Clinic (as a pdf).*


You are required to upload your TRANSCRIPT and  RESUME (as a pdf).*
You may combine them into one document and upload it as one combined document (under either transcript or resume below)
you can upload each separately as individual documents.
Please upload your TRANSCRIPT.
Please upload your RESUME.
I understand that I may not take more than one clinic in one semester or enroll in a clinic and an externship without the consent of the Associate Dean for Experiential Learning. Generally, consent is only granted when students can prove that no actual or potential conflicts will arise during the semester, and the student can demonstrate he/she has adequate time to devote to more than one client experience. Consent will also be conditioned on clinic faculty agreement and enrollment capacity of each clinic.
By entering ​my name in the space below, ​I certify that I am in good academic standing, of good moral character, have no Honor Code violations, and have had no moral character issues prior to attending law school or while in attendance.
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