Immigration Law Society (ImmLS) was created to provide a voice for the students at WashULaw interested in promoting the rights of immigrants and/or in pursuing the practice of immigration law.
“Our immigration policy should be based in compassion and a desire to help the other.”Ilhan Omar
- To address the needs and concerns of immigrants, locally, nationally, and globally, through encouraging law school students to become involved in immigration law issues and in promoting the rights of immigrants.
- To promote the objectives of the Immigration Law Clinic at WashU.
- To work with immigrant communities, both locally and nationally, by:
- Promoting an appreciation of cultural diversity;
- Providing ImmLS members and other interested students with access and opportunities for involvement within these communities through service projects and programs;
- Serving as a source of information for community organizations for immigrants.
- To educate, inform, and work with the Law School and local community concerning issues of interest to and/or affecting immigrants to the United States.
- To assist law students interested in pursuing immigration law in achieving their academic and professional goals and in gaining understanding of contemporary immigration law practice.