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Prof. Theo Liebmann Comments in New York Law Journal Story on Petitions for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Theo Liebmann, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs

Second Department Wrestles With Juvenile Immigrant Status
by Andrew Keshner
New York Law Journal
April 18, 2016


Theo Liebmann, a professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, who was not involved in the Nassau County and Queens cases, said the Second Department, “more than other jurisdiction I know of, has built up a body of appellate law on these cases.”

He attributed that to Nassau and Suffolk County being the third-most popular destination of recent years for unaccompanied minors from Central America.

Moreover, New York has a “fairly sophisticated bar representing these children,” he said.

Read the full article at newyorklawjournal.com.