Sheila Vélez Martínez

Sheila Vélez Martínez

Sheila Vélez Martínez is the Jack and Lovell Olender Professor of Asylum Refugee and Immigration Law at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also the Director of Clinical Programs and the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

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"This is not the time to invoke the false rights inherent in second-degree citizenship," the statement declares, "but to claim the right of every human being to life." (Photo: The National Guard/flickr/cc) Views
Saturday, September 30, 2017
The Cruelest Storm: 200+ Academics Speak Out for Puerto Rico
CD Editor's note: The following statement—signed by over two hundred scholars, writers, professors, and experts with close personal and/or academic ties to the island—comes amid the growing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following the destruction left by Hurricane Maria earlier this month. The...
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