In the news: McKanders talks lawyers’ involvement in European refugee crisis

McKanders, Karla (2)Karla McKanders, associate professor of law and director of the UT Law Immigration Clinic, recently penned a guest column for JURIST discussing the European refugee crisis and how lawyers may be able to help refugees.

“As we reflect on the current refugee crisis, implementing legal guidance for asylum seekers and refugees should be added to humanitarian aid that includes legal counsel to help navigate a nation’s asylum process and the general bureaucracy of legal rights associated with being a vulnerable migrant who has been forced to leave their home country,” writes McKanders.

Read the full column on the JURIST’s website.