IMMIGRATION

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...

Client after being sworn in as a U.S. citizen
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

 

Client Rocio Cabrejos being sworn in as a U.S. citizen

Even though Rocio Cabrejos survived brain cancer twice, endured two rounds of brain surgery and other intensive treatments, the...

immigration clinic law students
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Client, supervising attorney Romy Lerner, 2L Tyler Koteskey, and 2L Maria Piselli outside of Miami Immigration Court

For ten years, Ana Reyes*, a law student and an activist with Venezuela’s...

immigration clinic client on a hospital bed
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

 

Immigration Clinic client

A lawsuit filed in April by the Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic seeks release from immigration detention of a 43-year-old father and resident of New Jersey who is...

Prof. Irwin Stotzky
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Professor Irwin Stotzky

Human rights expert and professor of law, Irwin Stotzky, recently had his book Jean v. Nelson: A Civil Rights Revolution in Immigration published by Twelve Tables...

immigrants waiting to enter US
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The growing number of immigrants arriving at the southern border of the United States, which includes many unaccompanied minors, is creating a problem for the Biden administration as it tries to find more detention facilities and staff members to...

barb wire on fence
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

As part of the class action lawsuit the University of Miami School of Law filed with partners against U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement, students help to save lives as they learn the intricacies of immigration law.

Professor Kunal Parker
Friday, January 22, 2021

Professor Kunal Parker

Many of President Biden’s day one executive order targeted turning back the previous administration’s immigration policies. Professor Kunal Parker, author of Making...

Stevi Leavitt
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

1L Stevi Leavitt

With equal parts interest in immigration law, criminal law, and environmental law, Stevi Leavitt saw the extended winter break as an opportunity not to be wasted. With the ability...

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