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Linus Chan

Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Linus Chan

96K Mondale Hall
229–19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55455



University of Chicago, A.B.
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.

Clinical Professor Linus Chan joined the faculty at the end of 2013 as a visiting associate professor of clinical law. Prior to joining the Center for New Americans, he taught at the DePaul College of Law in Chicago and at the DePaul Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic. He has practiced immigration law for more than 10 years with a focus on representing people who are detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He teaches the newly formed Detainee Rights clinic which provides representation and support for those facing removal from the United States detained in the Twin Cities area.



Course details available from Fall 2013 to the present.


Journal Articles

  • The Right to Travel: Breaking Down the Thousand Petty Fortresses of State Self-Deportation Laws, 34 Pace Law Review 814 (2014)

  • Re-Interpreting Postville: A Legal Perspective, 2 DePaul Journal for Social Justice 31 (2008) (with Sioban Albiol & Sarah J. Diaz)

Other Publications

  • BIA: City Drug Ordinance Violation Is a State Law Conviction; Counts for Recidivist Offender Purposes, crImmigration, July 31, 2012 (guest blogger)