Holmgren is a graduate of the Monterey College of Law and has practiced immigration law exclusively since 1987. He has run a direct service program, supervised CLINIC’s national training and technical support staff and worked to help start and expand Catholic immigration legal services programs. He teaches, writes and consults on program management, Board of Immigration Appeals recognition and accreditation and other aspects of immigration law and practice.
In addition to his work with CLINIC affiliates, Holmgren has assisted other faith-based and ethnic groups, such as the Muslims, Arabs and South Asian organizations to launch and grow local immigration law programs. Mr. Holmgren also assists programs serving survivors of domestic violence.
He works out of CLINIC’s Oakland, California, office and is a member of the California state bar.