A case by case approach on immigration

U.S. Supreme Court
The United States Supreme Court, the highest court in the United States, in 2010. Top row (left to right): Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. Bottom row (left to right): Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

A new project of the University of Minnesota Law School achieved a major milestone this year with a victory at the US Supreme Court. The Center for New Americans, as the project is called, is a collaboration between private law firms and nonprofits offering legal services in Minnesota.

Its clinics serve immigrants who have not received citizenship in the US, and its aims are lofty - to improve the country's immigration system case by case, step by step.

We touch base with the Center's director, a former law student who worked with the center, and a client in Worthington.

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