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You can always write a diversity statement and make your case, but I doubt if it will make much difference. My understanding is that it's not just about whether there are few lawyers from your specific group, but lots of sociological and historical factors weigh into the equation. For example, there probably aren't many white South African lawyers in the U.S. either, but a white South African isn't considered URM. I don't think being Jewish/Russian/Persian is going to make any difference, as none of those groups are underrepresented as compared to their percentage of the population.
No, I was born in Uzbekistan.
Quote from: silverdoe91 on July 25, 2014, 10:41:09 AMNo, I was born in Uzbekistan.Behind the curtain?If so that might be a really good argument. Otherwise you might just be treated as any foreign student. (ex: someone from Japan)