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Professor Francesco Isgro

Prof. Francesco IsgroFrancesco Isgro
Adjunct Professor of Law

B.A., Union College; J.D., Antioch School of Law; LL.M., International Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Professor Isgro has more than thirty years experience in immigration law matters. He has served as Associate General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, and Chief of the Legal Opinion and Legal Advice Section at the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). He is currently Senior Litigation Counsel in the Office of Immigration Litigation in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and Acting Director of Training for the Civil Division.

Professor Isgro is responsible for appellate litigation involving the rights of refugees under U.S. laws, the constitutional rights of non-citizens, and questions of statutory interpretation. He has conducted settlement negotiations and trials of class action suits and other complex cases. He supervises the work of junior lawyers and directs the training program for the Office of Immigration Litigation.

Professor Isgro was Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law at Georgetown University Law Center from 1990-1999, and is a frequent lecturer at the USDOJ National Advocacy Center. He has published numerous articles in immigration law journals and generalized publications. He is the founder and editor of the Immigration Litigation Bulletin, a monthly publication of the United States Department of Justice and directs that office's training program.

Professor Isgro teaches Immigration Law.

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