Immigration Clinic: Media Coverage and Press Releases

Immigration Clinic Students

Media

Guest Blog Post by Professor Rebecca Sharpless: Justice Delayed but Not Denied: Eleventh Circuit on Deliberate Misrepresentation, Immigration Prof Blog (July 18, 2017)

Katheryn Hayes Tucker, ICE Wrongly Deported Contra Rebel After 31 Years, 11th Circuit Says, Daily Report (July 17, 2017)

Caitlin Dickerson, U.S. Citizen Detained by Mistake Sues Miami-Dade Over Immigration Enforcement, The New York Times (July 5, 2017)

Douglas Hanks, Miami-Dade Jail Wrongly Held U.S. Citizen for Deportation, ACLU says in Suit, The Miami Herald (July 5, 2017)

Adriana Gomez Licon, Suit Slams Trump-Influenced Immigrant Detentions in Florida, Associated Press (July 5, 2017)

NBC Miami, Lawsuit Filed Against Miami-Dade County, Mayor Carlos Gimenez Over Immigration Policy (July 5, 2017)

Julio Ricardo Varela, University of Miami Law Clinic Sues Miami-Dade County Over Immigration Detentions, LatinoUSA (July 5, 2017)

Celia Ampel, Miami-Dade County Sued Over Immigration Policy, Daily Business Review (July 5, 2017)

Jerry Iannelli, ACLU Sues Miami-Dade County for Illegally Detaining U.S. Citizen for ICE, New Times (July 5, 2017)

Immigration Clinic Wins Asylum for Honduran Environmentalist (May 18, 2016)

Immigration Clinic Halts Deportation of LGBT Jamaican Client (May 10, 2016)

Immigration Lawyers Hone Cutting-Edge Defense Strategies at Immigration CLE Seminar (May 4, 2016)

Former Immigration Clinic Students Provide Much-Needed Legal Service to Immigrants Throughout the United States (January 12, 2016)  

Miami Law: Part II-Immigration Clinic Helps Unaccompanied Border Children (May 13, 2015)

Miami Law: Part I-Immigration Clinic Helps Unaccompanied Border Children (May 5, 2015)

Miami Law: Immigration Clinic Wins Cases of Jamaican LGBT Immigrants (April 22, 2015)

The Guardian: Haitian activists urge US to halt deportations for minor crimes (February 20, 2015)

The Miami Herald: Activists say Haitian deportations need to stop (February 19, 2015)

WLRN: Study, Activists: Stop U.S. Deportations to Haiti (February 19, 2015)

The Miami Herald: Haitian author Danticat: Stop deportations to Haiti (February 18, 2015)

Miami Law: Immigration and Human Rights Clinic Publish Report on Post-Earthquake Haiti (February 18, 2015)

Professor Rebecca Sharpless writes an opinion piece for the Miami Herald about detaining immigrants for the federal government.

 More Media

Miami Law: Immigration Clinic Hosts Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Innovative Immigration Defense (April 15, 2014)

Miami Law: Immigration Clinic Wins Argument for Release of Detainee (February 17, 2014)

Miami Law: Immigration Clinic Students Halt Deportation of Torture Victim (January 21, 2014)

Daily Business Review: UM Law Students Protest Immigration Detainee Conditions  (November 21, 2013)

Miami Law: Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case (September 23, 2013)

107 law professors signed this letter opposing Senator Inhofe's Amendment 1203 to the immigration bill. The letter explains why authorizing prolonged and indefinite immigration detention would violate basic principles of due process. (June 13, 2013)

Tampa Bay Times: Law School Students Help Undocumented Immigrants (March 14, 2013)

Orlando Sentinel: Free Legal Clinics for Deferred Action Applicants (March 9, 2013)

Tampa Bay Times: Undocumented Residents Can Get Free Legal Help in Plant City (March 9, 2013)

NBC6: UM Law Students Help Undocumented Youths With Status (March 6, 2013)

Professor Sharpless on the blog crImmigration: Chaidez v. US: Assuming Teague Applies, Padilla Announced a New Rule in February 2013.

American Immigration Council Challenges Denial of Motion to Suppress Evidence Obtained Through Unlawful Police Conduct (November 28, 2012)

Professor Rebecca Sharpless blogs on Chaidez case argued on November 1, 2012 before the U.S. Supreme Court

Palm Beach Post: Florida Watches as Supreme Court Set to Hear State of Arizona Argue Immigration Laws (April 22, 2012)

Miami Law: U.S. Deportees Face Illegal Detentions, Health Risks in Haiti (November 15, 2011)

SF Gate: U.S. Deportees to Haiti Face Horrific Conditions (November 13, 2011)

Wall Street Journal Online: U.S. Reviews Care of Deported Haitian Who Died (September 20, 2011)

Reuters: UN Urges Countries to Extend Permits for Haitians (June 21, 2011)

The Miami HeraldGroups Ask for UN's Help to End Haiti Deportations (June 16, 2011)

The Miami Herald: Halt Haitian Deportations (Apr. 17, 2011)

The Miami Herald: Activists seek end to US deportations to Haiti

The World: Few Haitians seeking protective status

Newsweek: An American Dream Gone to Pot, Should legal immigrants be deported for drug possession? The Supreme Court will decide

Daily Business Review: UM Law School opens immigration clinic

The Next Generation (October 7, 2010)

Press Releases

Law School Clinics Release Report Documenting the Devastating Consequences of U.S. Deportations to Haiti (February 19, 2015) 

Report Urges United States to Stop Deportations to Post-Earthquake Haiti University of Miami School of Law Students Call For Shutdown Of Immigration Detention In Glades County Jail (November 20, 2013)

American Immigration Council Challenges Denial of Motion to Suppress Evidence Obtained Through Unlawful Police Conduct (November 28, 2012)

ACLU delivers a statement on behalf of several groups at UNHRC urging US government to refrain from deporting Haitians (July 4, 2012)

Read the statement presented on July 3, 2012 at the United Nations Human Rights Council by the ACLU, UM's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics, and others concerning Haitian deportations from the U.S. following the catastrophic 2010 earthquake in Haiti

CONTACT INFORMATION

Immigration Clinic
University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive, E273
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-6092
Fax: 305-284-6093

LEADERSHIP


Rebecca Sharpless, Director and Professor of Clinical Legal Education

Romy LernerRomy Lerner, Associate Director & Lecturer in Law

IN ACTION

Haiti Report
Click here for PDF version.

University of Miami School of Law students call for shutdown of immigration detention in Glades County Jail.
University of Miami School of Law students call for shutdown of immigration detention in Glades County Jail.

Immigration Clinic Achieves Justice for Detainee Abused on Basis of Sexual Orientation.Immigration Clinic Achieves Justice for Detainee Abused on Basis of Sexual Orientation.

2L Alanna McCoy, delivered the clinic's presentation before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
2L Alanna McCoy, delivered the clinic's presentation before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Immigration Clinic
University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive, E273
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-6092
Fax: 305-284-6093

LEADERSHIP


Rebecca Sharpless, Director and Professor of Clinical Legal Education

Romy LernerRomy Lerner, Associate Director & Lecturer in Law

IN ACTION

Haiti Report
Click here for PDF version.

University of Miami School of Law students call for shutdown of immigration detention in Glades County Jail.
University of Miami School of Law students call for shutdown of immigration detention in Glades County Jail.

Immigration Clinic Achieves Justice for Detainee Abused on Basis of Sexual Orientation.Immigration Clinic Achieves Justice for Detainee Abused on Basis of Sexual Orientation.

2L Alanna McCoy, delivered the clinic's presentation before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
2L Alanna McCoy, delivered the clinic's presentation before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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