News and Events

48th Annual Leary Lecture – The Endless Battle for State Immigration Crimes

S.J. Quinney College of Law, Sutherland Moot Courtroom, For a century and a half, states have fought Congress for the power to control authorized and unauthorized migration. The immigrant stream continues to change the demographics of the nation, and immigration’s economic effects are debated in the middle of a tough job market. In this context, […]

3L Nicolas Wilde Discusses Externship Opportunities in Immigration Law: ‘Helping someone gain citizenship is a very satisfying feeling’

It would be accurate to say that 3L Nicolas Wilde is passionate about immigration law. In the interview below, the student director of the College of Law’s Pro Bono Immigration Clinic explains how he came to appreciate the benefits of U.S. citizenship, stresses the importance of regularly communicating with clients, and praises the College of […]

Cueva Joins Higbee & Associates

Isabel Cueva (’09) has joined the firm of Higbee & Associates as an associate attorney, specializing in immigration law.  Her prior experience includes practicing immigration law in Seattle and in British Columbia. Cueva is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and is licensed to practice law in […]

Schuck, Stock to Consider Immigration at 27th Annual Fordham Debate, January 31

Peter Schuck of Yale Law School and Margaret Stock of the University of Alaska will consider the timely topic of immigration in the 27th annual Fordham Debate,“Birthright Citizenship: Origins, Constitutional Status, and the Current Debate” on Monday January 31 at 12:15 p.m.

NY Times National Correspondent to Visit U on September 15

On Wednesday, September 15, New York Times National Correspondent Julia Preston will give a speech titled “Immigration and Borders, the New Battle Zone.” Her 12:00 p.m. discussion, to be held in the U of U Union Central Ballroom, will be followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer period.

Quinney College Student Aaron Tarin profiled in SL Trib's Spanish-Language Publication

Aaron Tarin, a third-year student at the Quinney College of Law, was recently profiled reporter Quetty (Katie) Morales-Pino in Fronteras, The Salt Lake Tribune’s weekly Spanish-language publication. The following translation, used by permission of Fronteras and the author, details Tarin’s efforts to provide pro bono legal assistance to the Latino community and provides an overview of the […]