Through direct representation of clients, under the supervision of a clinical professor, students will gain skills training, a deeper understanding of a specialized area of substantive law, insight into the operation of legal institutions, and real-life confrontation with issues of legal ethics and professional responsibility. In addition to providing educational opportunities, the Immigration Law Clinic provides a public service to a large, underserved immigration population in Oklahoma City by providing legal representation on a variety of immigration issues.
Representation may include:
- Family-based visa petitions
- Applications for adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence
- Immigrant petitions under the Violence Against Women Act
- Applications for naturalization
- Helping crime victims secure special visas
- Human trafficking visas
- Working with refugees in adjusting status or preparing applications for asylum
- Preparing hardship applications for waivers of inadmissibility
- Possible appearance in immigration court
If you are a client who wants to be screened for the clinic or get immigration advice, contact the clinic at Catholic Charities Immigration Assistance Program 405.523.3001 or CLICK HERE to email the clinic.