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 [...]

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 [...]

Student in Youth Advocacy Clinic Obtains Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Abused Immigrant Child

In the fall semester of 2017, the Youth Advocacy Clinic (YAC) afforded me an exceptional opportunity. I was able to make a positive impact on the life of one member of one of the most vulnerable [...]