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International Human Rights Clinic

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UW students, staff, and faculty with questions about:

  •  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Executive Orders 13769 and 13780 (Travel Ban)
  • Applying for Asylum 
  • Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions

 Please email immsupport@uwyo.edu or call (307) 766-2397.

The International Human Rights Clinic is operating as a practicum during the 2017 - 2018 academic year. Clients can still contact the Clinic at humanrts@uwyo.edu.

Faculty Supervisor: Noah Novogrodsky

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The International Human Rights Clinic at the COL was founded in 2013 as a pillar of the University of Wyoming’s Center for International Human Rights Law & Advocacy.  The clinic is supported by a dedicated endowment and features advocacy directed by faculty supervisors, as well as a classroom component.  The clinic’s international human rights advocacy has included:

  • Litigating a path-breaking maternal mortality case before the Constitutional Court in Uganda;
  • Conducting an investigation into trafficking and modern day slavery in the Southeast Asian seafood industry;
  • Providing a report to immigration judges on country conditions in Ethiopia;
  • Research into the torture of dissidents in Bahrain; and
  • An investigation into oil governance practices in East Africa.

Closer to home, the clinic has successfully represented dozens of asylum seekers, the clinic drafted an influential amicus brief in the 2015 Supreme Court case concerning same-sex marriage, Obergefell v. Hodges, and the clinic has researched an drafted an economic analysis of the contributions of immigrants to Teton County.

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