Migration – Humanitarian Crisis and US Response

Event Details

Professor Lynn Marcus

 Director of the Immigration Law Clinic
University of Arizona
Rogers College of Law


Lynn Marcus is a professor who teaches refugee law and supervises law students representing people in immigration matters.  She has been admitted to the bar in Arizona, the US District Court of Arizona, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the US Supreme Court.  Professor Marcus is also a founding member of the Asylum Program of Arizona, and last November was a panelist on the LWV’s televised program, Severed Ties: the Legal and Humanitarian Impact of US Immigration Policy.

In this presentation Professor Marcus will explain who qualifies as a refugee, the basics of the US overseas refugee resettlement program (and its current state of demise), the most common types of asylum claims we see in our area (Southern Arizona), and the ever-increasing hurdles to obtaining asylum in the U.S.

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