IMMIGRATION

Immigration Clinic client with students
Friday, April 29, 2022

Immigration Clinic client with Miami Law students

In a downtown Miami courtroom where asylum seekers seldom win, Immigration Clinic students successfully represented an Indigenous Honduran woman...

Immigration clinic students
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Immigration Clinic students Ashley Plotkin, Abbey Schultz, & David Mancia-Orellana

Students with an interest in immigration law and litigation get hands-on experience in the Immigration Clinic...

David Petrantoni
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

3L David Petrantoni

Third-year Miami Law student David Petrantoni is no stranger to pro bono projects and social justice. A Miami Public Interest Scholar with experience in both criminal law,...

Students throwing up the U
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Sean Werkheiser, Shirley Grinstein, Amelia Anderson, and Sarah Hanners 

Fall break is a time for Miami Law students to pause, rest, and reenergize for the second half of the semester. For many...

US Supreme Court building
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic has filed a U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief as counsel of record for the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Patel v. Garland — a case that will decide the scope of a key judicial review...

sign that says Sanctuary City
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Miami Law's commitment to immigration law and human rights law is center stage. A federal court ruled recently that key sections of Florida’s anti-sanctuary law violate the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution,...

Joy Purcell
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Joy Purcell, J.D. '08

Joy Purcell, JD’ 08, senior attorney at the U.S. Department of Education in the Office of Civil Rights, jumped at the opportunity to assist unaccompanied minors in reunifying...

Romy Lerner
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Romy Lerner

Overcoming barriers put up by the COVID-19 pandemic, Romy Lerner, associate director of the Immigration Clinic, worked with students this past semester to win asylum for two political...

zoom screen shot of students and professor smiling about victory
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Pictured Clockwise: 2L Angelina Petrosova, Professor and Immigration Clinic Director Rebecca Sharpless, 3L Olivia Parise, and 2L Jose Ortega

A class action lawsuit of Miami Law's Immigration Clinic...

Jose Ortega
Friday, June 25, 2021

 

Jose Ortega, 3L

The directors of the University of Miami School of Law clinics voted to confer the 2021 Markus Award on Jose Ortega, a rising third-year student, for the exemplary work he...

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