Students in Suffolk Law’s Immigration Clinic represent low income noncitizens facing deportation from the United States, with a primary focus on individuals detained by Immigration Customs and Enforcement (“ICE”). Student-attorneys appear before the Immigration Court in Boston to argue for bond, exam witnesses, challenge removability, and litigate applications for relief. Types of cases include political asylum, Convention Against Torture claims, cancellation of removal, and adjustment of status.
Indigenous Peoples Rights Clinic
Students in Suffolk Law’s Indigenous Peoples Rights Clinic serve Native American tribal governments and indigenous organizations, supporting their nation-building activities and advocacy efforts. Clinic students may work with a division or branch of a tribal government and help with legal projects such as drafting rules for tribal courts, researching land rights, or advocating for indigenous peoples human rights.