Immigration Clinic: Media Coverage and Press Releases

Immigration Clinic Students
Media

Immigration Clinic Honored for Suit Against Anti-Sanctuary City Law (October 29, 2019)

Winner of Prestigious Yale Law Writing Competition is Recent Miami Law Grad (October 23, 2019)

Miami Law Joins Immigrant Rights Groups Seeking Preliminary Injunction Against Anti-Sanctuary Bill  (September 27, 2019)

Immigrant Justice Groups and City of South Miami Sue to Stop Anti-Immigrant Law (July 16, 2019)

Sharpless on Addiction & Immigration (July 8, 2019)

Trans Haitian Woman Protected from Deportation by Immigration Clinic (May 9, 2019)

UM Law Professor Sues ICE on Behalf of Immigrant Activist Featured in Documentary (March 20, 2019)

Immigration Clinic Files Federal Suit on Behalf of Activist from "The Infiltrators" (March 19, 2019)

Immigration Clinic Helps Somali Obtain Legal Residence in the U.S. (January 16, 2019)

Professor of Clinical Legal Education Rebecca Sharpless Participates in Immigration Panel at Vanderbilt Law School (December 12, 2018)

Federal Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Challenge to Miami-Dade ICE Detainer Policy (November 12, 2018)

 Media: 2017-2018

Professor Rebecca Sharpless Receives AILA’s 2018 Elmer Fried Excellence in Teaching Award (June 25, 2018)

Class Action for 92 Somalis - Immigration Clinic Files Suit (May, 16, 2018)

Somali Detainees Await Their Fate; Frank Stella Takes Over the NSU Museum, WLRN Radio, (January 20, 2018)

Smart Takes: Democracy and the Detention of Immigrant Families (January 18, 2018)

Judge Permits Legal Challenge to Miami-Dade’s Detainer Policy (January 17, 2018)

Somalis Injured in Failed Deportation, UM Doctors Find, Hearing Monday (January 4, 2018)

Lawsuit Says Somalis on US Deportation Flight Were Shackled and Abused for 2 Days, Black Christian News, (December 20, 2017) 

Lawsuit: 92 Somalis Shackled For Days On US Deportation Flight, Chipiona.org, (December 20, 2017) 

Lawsuit: 92 Somalis Shackled For Days On US Deportation Flight, CBS-Minnesota, (December 20, 2017) 

Lawsuit: Somalis on Botched US Deportation Flight Shackled for Days, TwinCities.com (December 20, 2017)

Lawsuit: Somalis on US Deportation Flight Shackled for Days, VOA News, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis Faced ‘Inhumane’ Abuse on US Deportation Flight, Africa Report on Business.com, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis Faced “Inhumane” Abuse on US Deportation Flight, MWS News, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis Faced 'Inhumane' Abuse on US Deportation Flight, AL JAZEERA NEWS, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis Mistreated During US Deportation Effort, Lawsuit Alleges, CNN.com, (December 20, 2017) 

Somalis on US Deportation Flight Shackled for Day, South Florida Lawsuit Says, Sun Sentinel.com, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US deportation flight shackled for days: Lawsuit, ABC News, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US deportation flight shackled for days: Lawsuit, FoxNews.com, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US Deportation Flight Shackled for Days: Lawsuit, Miami Herald (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US Deportation Flight Shackled for Days: Lawsuit, Sun Herald (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US deportation flight shackled for days: Lawsuit, Houma, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis on US Deportation Flight Shackled for Days: Lawsuit, The Olympian, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis Were Put in Straitjackets and Threatened with Death on Deportation Flight, Lawsuit Claims, Vice News, (December 20, 2017)

U.S. Put 92 Somalis on a Deportation Flight, Then Brought Them Back, The New York Times, (December 20, 2017)

Somalis in South Florida Deported by ICE on “Slave Ship” File Class-Action Suit, Miami New Times (December 19, 2017)

Immigration Clinic Files Successful Action: U.S. District Court Judge Halts Deportation Plane to Somali (December 19, 2017)

ICE Kept 92 Immigrants Shackled on a Plane For Two Days in ‘Slave Ship’ Conditions, Advocates Say, Newsweek, (December 14, 2017) 

Immigration Clinic Wins Asylum for Roma Man (December 1, 2017)

Immigration Clinic Halts Deportation of Parents of U.S. Children (November 1, 2017)

 Media: 2016-2017

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)

Miami Law Clinic Sues Miami-Dade County Over Immigration Jail Policy (July 11, 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 Students Take a Stand Against Administration’s Policies (June 6, 2017)

Immigrant Youth Benefit as Miami Law Professors Prevail in FL Supreme Court (May 10, 2017)

Immigration Clinic Makes a Difference in the LGBTQI Community (December 17, 2016)

Professor Rebecca Sharpless Delivers Immigration Law “Cert Talk” on Jennings v. Rodriguez (November 17, 2016)

 Media: 2014-2015

 Media: 2011-2012

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)

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 & Professor of Law

Romy Lerner

Romy Lerner, Associate Director & Lecturer in Law

IN ACTION

Haiti Report
Click here for PDF version.

Immigration Clinic students: Caroline McGee, Michelle Abeckjerr, Elby Hernandez, Amanda Parra Criste, Rina Urias-Brizuela, Lindsay Macdonald, and Adam Hoock
Immigration Clinic Helps Unaccompanied Border Children

Immigration Clinic students Valori Corral-Nava and Tatyana Krimus
Class Action for 92 Somalis - Immigration Clinic Files Suit.

Students Candelario Saldana & Pablo Pazos
Immigration Clinic Sues County Over Jailing of Immigrants.

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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 & Professor of Law

Romy Lerner

Romy Lerner, Associate Director & Lecturer in Law

IN ACTION

Haiti Report
Click here for PDF version.

Immigration Clinic students: Caroline McGee, Michelle Abeckjerr, Elby Hernandez, Amanda Parra Criste, Rina Urias-Brizuela, Lindsay Macdonald, and Adam Hoock
Immigration Clinic Helps Unaccompanied Border Children

Immigration Clinic students Valori Corral-Nava and Tatyana Krimus
Class Action for 92 Somalis - Immigration Clinic Files Suit.

Students Candelario Saldana & Pablo Pazos
Immigration Clinic Sues County Over Jailing of Immigrants.

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