September 7, 2017
Professor Blake Nordahl, supervising attorney of the McGeorge Immigration Law Clinic, was interviewed on Capital Public Radio's Insight program on Sept. 7, 2017. He answered questions about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and explained what is still unknown about the implications of it ending.
President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced plans on Sept. 5 to begin phasing out the DACA program. The McGeorge Immigration Clinic will continue to offer free legal services for DACA renewals through March 5, 2018. Listen to the interview here.
Professor Nordahl is a California Certified Law Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. He serves on the California State Bar's Advisory Law Commission for Immigration and Nationality Law, and is the current liaison between the Sacramento U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office, and the Board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is often asked to serve as a panelist at various local and national events and conferences as an expert in immigration issues. A former attorney advisor with the Immigration Court in San Diego, Professor Nordahl began supervising the McGeorge Immigration Law Clinic in 2009 where he has continued the clinic's strong history of representing disadvantaged immigrant clients. Read more about Professor Nordahl.