Linus Chan, JD joined the Clinic in 2008 as an attorney with the Legal Resources Project. Mr. Chan is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. He previously served as senior staff attorney of the Detention Project at the National Immigrant Justice Center where he represented immigrants in removal proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on a number of claims: from Cancellation of Removal, NACARA, VAWA, Citizenship, HRIFA defense, Removal Defense, Adjustment; Asylum, and other persecution based forms of relief. Mr. Chan also conducted Know Your Rights presentations for immigrant detainees. Prior to specializing in immigration work, Chan worked in private practice and also clerked for the Hon. Pasco M. Bowman II, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Kansas City, Missouri. Professor Chan co-teaches the semester-long Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic and the Advanced Detained Clinic.
A.B., University of Chicago; JD Northwestern University