The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law received a $5 million gift from biotech entrepreneurs Marco and Debbie Chacón to establish the Chacón Center for Immigrant Justice, the school announced Friday. The new center will be dedicated to improving the lives of immigrants and their families while providing invaluable training for future lawyers. Building on the recognized success of the Maryland Carey Law Immigration Clinic, the Chacón Center will establish a permanent immigration law center at the law school, ensuring that Maryland’s immigrant community will always have a place to turn for high quality legal representation.
UMD Carey Law establishes Chacón Center for Immigrant Justice with $5M donation
March 8, 2021