Youth Advocacy Clinic Student Obtains Guardianship for Abandoned Immigrant Siblings as First Step Toward Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

I began my work with Hofstra Law’s Youth Advocacy Clinic (YAC) in the spring semester of 2018. The YAC granted me an opportunity that changed my law school experience as well as the direction of [...]

DACA: Keeping the Dream Alive

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a contract. That is the premise of my Note “Keeping the Dream Alive: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and the Necessary Next Step,” [...]

Hofstra Law’s Youth Advocacy Clinic: Social Justice Lawyering by Students in Family and Immigration Courts

Since 2004 students in Hofstra Law ’s Youth Advocacy Clinic (YAC) have advocated on behalf of one of the most vulnerable segments of our society — immigrant children and youth in dire need of [...]