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Posted by David Koelsch
David Koelsch
David C. Koelsch is an Associate Professor and Director of the Immigration Law C
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on Thursday, 20 October 2011
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Our students never cease to amaze me.  We are in the midst of final exams right now and some students are looking a little haggard (so are some professors, present company included!).  Law school final exams are unique:  a term’s worth of incredibly dense material is packed into one test and that test is generally heavy on essays and applying the law to the facts of a hypothetical fact pattern.  They are not easy and students ...
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Blog Entry 2

Posted by David Koelsch
David Koelsch
David C. Koelsch is an Associate Professor and Director of the Immigration Law C
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on Thursday, 20 October 2011
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Another good day! This morning, one of my students, Felix, obtained lawful permanent residency for a man from Uzbekistan.  This man has been a client of the Immigration Law Clinic since 2003 and at least seven students have worked on his case.  He had a very strong asylum application but, as fate would have it, his daughter was studying in the U.S. and met her future husband, who sponsored her for a green card.  Our client’s daugh...
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Blog Entry 1

Posted by David Koelsch
David Koelsch
David C. Koelsch is an Associate Professor and Director of the Immigration Law C
User is currently offline
on Thursday, 20 October 2011
in Faculty Blogs
A recent movie, Julie and Julia, portrayed a woman who blogged every day for one year about a different recipe by Julia Child. I can’t promise anything nearly as interesting or useful (my cooking skills lean more towards grilled cheese and waffles than beef tenderloin and crème brulee) but I’ll try to give you a few glimpses into my work directing students in the Immigration Law Clinic. Today was one of those days I am glad to be a lawyer. At 8:...
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