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USC Immigration Clinic Launches Citizenship Initiative
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Workshops help naturalize members of the Trojan Family
By Gilien Silsby
University of Southern California kicked off its free citizenship clinics this week to help students, staff, faculty and community members complete and file naturalization applications.
|USC Gould Prof. Niels Frenzen, director of the USC Immigration Clinic|
|Prof. Jean Reisz, who co-teaches the Immigration Clinic, consults with client Paula Brown, a postdoctoral fellow with USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.|
Ana Chavez Maldonado, a junior at USC, who immigrated to Los Angeles when she was 2 years old from Guatemala, is pursuing citizenship with her mother. “I am so thankful that USC is taking the initiative in this political climate,” she said.
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August 18, 2019
A message from Dean Andrew T. Guzman to the USC Gould School of Law community
Externships transform classroom lessons into career skills
August 6, 2019
Externships help students acquire practical experience and formulate career paths.
August 3, 2019
Led by Prof. Clare Pastore, practicum students work with nonprofits on civil rights, poverty, disability and access.