Karla McKanders, associate professor of law and director of the UT Law Immigration Clinic, spoke to WBIR on August 21 about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s immigration reform plan, which includes ending birthright citizenship of children born to undocumented immigrants. Trump uses the controversial term “anchor babies” to describe these children.
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Law students and Associate Professor of Law Karla McKanders have been interviewed by Reuters, WBIR-TV, and the Knoxville News Sentinel about President Obama’s immigration plan. “If the past is any indication, it’s going to be a significant increase in people asking for legal assistance,” McKanders, who runs the immigration law clinic at the College of
“Empowering Yourself with a Legal Education from UT” is the theme of a workshop for prospective law students to be held Thursday, March 6, the UT College of Law. All activities will be held at the College of Law, 1505 West Cumberland Avenue. The event begins at 11:45 a.m. with registration and networking time with law students and admissions staff in the Cumberland Rotunda.
Two UT employees have made the Greater Knoxville Business Journal’s “Forty under Forty” list of young community leaders. They are Ashley Blamey, director of the Safety, Environment and Education Center, and Karla McKanders, associate professor of law.
This is Faculty Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate faculty and their teaching, research and outreach. Their work is a big part of what makes UT Knoxville the great university it is. Check out Wednesday’s special events and faculty features.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Associate Professor Karla McKanders and Associate Professor Paula Schaefer from the College of Law.