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Linus Chan

  • Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Law

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

Office: 96K
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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.


Detainee Rights Clinic


Journal Articles

  • The Right to Travel: Breaking Down the Thousand Petty Fortresses of State Self-Deportation Laws, 34 Pace Law Review 814 (2014) Linus Chan
  • Re-Interpreting Postville: A Legal Perspective, 2 DePaul Journal for Social Justice 31 (2008) Sioban Albiol, Linus Chan and 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) Linus Chan

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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