Immigration Law Expert Available for Comment on Senators’ Proposal to Overhaul Immigration Laws

Article ID: 598560

Released: 29-Jan-2013 2:45 PM EST

Source Newsroom: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

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  • Elizabeth Young, director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Arkansas

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Newswise — FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Elizabeth Young, professor of law and director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Arkansas, is available to speak to the media about senators’ proposal, announced Monday, to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws.

Young’s research focuses on all areas of immigration reform. At the clinic, she and her third-year law students guide local residents, including University of Arkansas students, through the various stages of residency status with the ultimate goal of U.S. citizenship.

Young started the immigration law clinic at the University of Arkansas after serving for two years as interim director of the immigration law clinic at George Washington University Law School. She worked for three years at the San Francisco Immigration Court as an attorney adviser through the Department of Justice Honors Program. Her duties included writing final orders, analyzing and presenting changes in federal law to the immigration judges, supervising judicial law clerks and managing the Court’s intern program.


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