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I have had the privilege to work with Michele Pistone on this critical, timely, and innovative program since its original inception in fall of 2016. The learner-centered program is a direct result of Michele's work as an educator in immigration law and her practice-based preparation of law students in her Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services (CARES) as well as her dedication and passion for supporting immigrants. What makes the VIISTA program's educational approach exemplary is its interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in competencies and knowledge that stakeholders in immigration law determine as essential. That is, the curriculum has been designed to help students attain the core knowledge and competencies that they need to have to serve as immigrant advocates and to provide legal services to immigrants. I was amazed at Michele's ability to engage so many different groups (e.g., immigration judges, immigration lawyers, representatives of nonprofit organizations, representatives of faith-based organizations, researchers, faculty, students, deans of law schools) in contributing to the curriculum and volunteering to be involved throughout the development and implementation of the program. The VIISTA program truly embodies and entrepreneurial educational approach focused on practice-based education informed by constructive feedback and self-assessment in service of legal support for immigrants and refugees.