Hastings College of the Law
Grants to Hastings College of the Law
2012 (Duration 2 years)
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — To support the project, Human Rights, Children, and Migration in Central and North America: Causes, Policies, Practices, and Challenges (over two years).
2012 (Duration 1 year)
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — This grant to the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings School of Law will support a coordinated effort to address the rising number of unaccompanied immigrant children who seek legal protection in the United States each year. The Center, in coordination with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) will expand training programs for pro bono attorneys, provide technical assistance in individual cases, and track cases nationwide. This joint effort will identify trends and inform policy makers seeking to improve the protection regime for unaccompanied immigrant children in the United States.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Hastings College of the Law $485,000 between 2010 and 2013.