Texas Tech University

David N. Strange

Adjunct Professor of Law; Director, Immigration Law Programming

Email: david.strange@ttu.edu

Admitted to practice in Texas.

David N. Strange holds a B.A. from the University of Houston, a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, and an LL.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Strange also has a Diploma in Russian from the Defense Language Institute/Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California, a Certificate of Advanced Spanish from the Insituto Biblico Nacional de Venezuela, and a Core Certificate from the Harvard Business School.

Mr. Strange is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Strange has taught at the Texas Tech University School of Law since 2008, and he regularly teaches Immigration Law and Advanced Immigration Law courses. A sample of Mr. Strange's legal scholarship includes The Waiver of Inadmissibility Pursuant to Section 212(a)(9)(B)(v) of the Immigration and Nationality Act: A Case Study, 41 Tex. Tech L. Rev. Addendum 49 (2009), Immigration 101 for Criminal-Defense Lawyers, Texas Lawyer, February 22, 2010, The Power of Padilla, Texas Lawyer, December 20, 2010, Immigration Law: 2010-2011 Fifth Circuit Case Law Update (with Arslanbek Umarov), 44 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 701 (2012), Why Arizona Senate Bill 1070 is Constitutional and Not Preempted by Federal Law (with Calvin Lewis and Michael Blake Downey) 89 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 283 (2012), A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Immigration Reform (with Alberto Gonzales), Texas Tech University Press (2014), and Basics of Immigration Law for Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys (updated and edited with Zelda Howell), Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 5th Edition (2017).

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  • University of Houston, B.A.
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.


  • U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law
  • National Security Law