James H. Binger Center for New Americans

James H. Binger Center for New Americans

The University of Minnesota Law School's James H. Binger Center for New Americans expands urgently needed legal services for noncitizens, pursues litigation to improve our nation’s immigration laws, and supports noncitizens in the region through education and community outreach.

Designed in partnership with leading area law firms and non-profit immigration legal services, the Center is the only program of its kind in the U.S. and is home to three dynamic clinics and an integrated education and outreach program that offer students hands-on educational experiences:

 


 


A team of students and faculty from the Binger Center, working with pro bono lawyers from the firm of Faegre Baker Daniels, won a major case clarifying the circumstances under which an immigrant may be deported for a drug conviction.
Mary Georgevich ’18
3Ls Paul Dimick, Kayla Hoel, and Zachary Hofeld
Olivia Judd ’18
Jenny Srey and Ched Nin