Faculty & Staff



Post-J.D. Law Fellow for the Refugee & Immigration Law Clinic


JD, William S. Richardson School of Law, 2021
BA, Grace College - Intercultural Studies, 2016


Ethan Higa works to give a voice to refugees and migrants as the current Post-J.D. Law Fellow at the Refugee & Immigration Law Clinic. While in law school, Higa gained experience working on several asylum cases at the Refugee & Immigration Law clinic,  with Aloha Immigration, and interning at the USCIS field office in Honolulu. As the Refugee & Immigration Law Fellow, Higa assists in providing students with live-client practice opportunities before the Immigration Court, the various immigration agencies and the Federal Courts. The Clinic has a dual mission, training new practitioners in the complex field of immigration, and facilitating access to legal assistance for members of the Hawai’i immigrant community.

To see more information about the Refugee & Immigration Law Clinic , please visit: https://immigrationclinic.law.hawaii.edu/

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