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Press Releases

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

Inter-American Commission Orders United States to Stop Deportations to Cholera-Stricken Haiti (June 2, 2011)

ICE Begins Second Round of Deportations to Haiti During Humanitarian Crisis (April 15, 2011)

Press Conference: Stop Deportations to Haiti! (April 14, 2011)

ICE Formalizes Policy to Deport Haitians During Humanitarian Crisis (April 1, 2011)

International Human Rights Commission Summons U.S. to Stop Deportations to Haiti Following First Deportee Death (February 4, 2011)

Rights Groups File Emergency Human Rights Petition to Stop Imminent Deportations to Haiti: Earthquake, Cholera and Violence is Death Sentence (January 6, 2011)

Media

Immigration Clinic Hosts Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Innovative Immigration Defense April 15, 2014

Immigration Clinic Wins Argument for Release of Detainee, February 17, 2014

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

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

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)

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

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

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

UM Law Students Help Undocumented Youths With Status on NBC6 (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

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

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

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

U.S. Reviews Care of Deported Haitian Who Died (September 20, 2011)

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

Groups 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).

Immigration Clinic: Student Perspective

2Ls Lindsey Adkin, Ross Militello, and Shireen Judeh talk about their hands-on experiences at detention centers and in the courtroom.


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Immigration Clinic Hosts Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Innovative Immigration Defense

Immigration Clinic Hosts Continuing Legal Education Seminar on Innovative Immigration Defense Learn More

Immigration Clinic Wins Argument for Release of Detainee

Immigration Clinic Wins Argument for Release of Detainee. Learn More

Immigration Clinic Students Halt Deportation of Torture Victim

Immigration Clinic Students Halt Deportation of Torture Victim. Learn More

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. Learn More

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case. Learn More

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

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

2Ls Adam Hoock and Dana Turjman outside Krome Detention Center After a Court Hearing

2Ls Adam Hoock and Dana Turjman outside Krome Detention Center After a Court Hearing.

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. Learn More.

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