Ian Barber, Law Clerk
Ian Barber primarily works in affirmative asylum cases and has experience in conducting client interviews, preparing detailed sworn declarations, and gathering supporting evidence to be submitted to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for cases including political asylum cases, gender and LGBT-based asylum cases. He has also assisted with marriage-based green card and naturalization applications.
Ian has been awarded joint scholarship by BALIF/APABA-SV for providing legal representation for LGBT and Asian immigrants including a lesbian couple from Vietnam, a gay HIV positive man from Nigeria facing death penalty and an openly gay man from China.
Ian graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada with a Bachelor’s Degree in History and minored in Political Science. He is currently a 2L at University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Ian currently serves as the Communications Chair of OUTLAW and an Editor at Hastings International and Comparative Law Review at U.C. Hastings.