IMMIGRATION

10th anniversary artwork
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

In the decade since the University of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic opened its doors, the advocacy center has defended countless individuals against deportation, advocated for immigrant survivors of violence, and...

Immigration clinic students
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Meredith Hoffman 3L, Nestor Perez 3L, Olivia Parise 2L, Katarina Gomez 2L, Jimmy Camilus 2L, Jessica Gomez 3L, Maria Llorens 2L

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic traveled to Monroe Detention Center in...

2L John Vazquez
Monday, November 11, 2019

2L John Vazquez

A 25-year stint in the U.S. Marines gave 2L John Vazquez something not easily replicated in civilian life: an opportunity to lead a group of men in combat. But what the son of a...

Elizabeth Montano
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Elizabeth Montano, J.D. '19

Recent Miami Law graduate Elizabeth Montano was named one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal’s annual student essay competition, focused this year on emerging issues...

Protestors
Friday, September 27, 2019

Miami Law's Immigration Clinic appeared before U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom on Thursday to ask for a preliminary injunction against the state’s anti-sanctuary bill, SB 168. The new Florida law, which purports to give ICE authority...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A new state law requiring local police to act as ICE agents and prohibiting sanctuary policies is unconstitutional and will hurt the most vulnerable Floridians, according to a federal lawsuit filed today by the Immigration Clinic of...

Thais De La Cuba
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

If you met Thais De La Cuba, J.D. ’15, at the genesis of her law school career, it is unlikely she would see herself where she is today - beginning her third year of a successful practice in immigration law with the Legal Aid Service of...

Immigrants touching hands
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes—both in blocking entry to the United States...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes – both in blocking entry to...

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Second-year Miami Law students and Immigration Clinic interns Adam Hoock and Dana Turjman successfully prevented the deportation of a businessman who was tortured in Mexico by government authorities.

The executive of a...

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