Professor Nadia Anguiano ’17 is an associate clinical professor of law and director of the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic.
Professor Anguiano and her clinic students represent noncitizens in complex immigration cases before U.S. District Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Her work is particularly focused on challenges to the adverse immigration consequences of criminal convictions, challenges to unlawful immigration detention, and upholding due process rights in immigration proceedings. Professor Anguiano also teaches in the area of post-conviction relief.
Professor Anguiano serves on the Amicus Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), which was awarded with the AILA Jack Wasserman Memorial Award for excellence in litigation in the field of immigration law in 2023. Professor Anguiano previously served on AILA’s Federal Court Litigation Section Steering Committee.
Before joining the faculty in September 2019, Professor Anguiano served as a law clerk for Judge Jane Kelly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and Judge Susan Richard Nelson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. She worked as a mechanical engineer for six years before attending law school.
- Associate Professor of Clinical Law
- James H. Binger Center for New Americans