IMMIGRATION CLINIC

2L students with client
Friday, December 1, 2017

In a recent victory in immigration court, students from Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic prevented the deportation of a Roma man from the Czech Republic. Roma are a heavily-persecuted, largely impoverished community in Europe. In the last few...

Client with students Juanita Solis and Valori Corral-Nava
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Clients with students Juanita Solis and Valori Corral-Nava

Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic recently prevailed in...

Jail
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

U.S. Citizen Illegally Jailed Under Controversial ‘Immigration Detainer’ Directive

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 5, 2017) – The University of Miami School of Law’s Immigration Clinic has filed a federal suit...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

main-long-immigration.jpg On January 25, 2017, President Trump signed two executive orders expanding immigration enforcement across the nation. Students at the Immigration Clinic witnessed the repercussions...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court ruled recently that juvenile courts cannot reject the dependency petitions filed on behalf of immigrant children without an evidentiary hearing. Professors Bernard Perlmutter and Rebecca Sharpless wrote amicus...

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Around the world, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex community face discrimination, persecution, and torture simply because of their identities or whom they love. In the last year, Miami Law’s Immigration...

Thursday, November 17, 2016

In Jennings v. Rodriguez, the United States Supreme Court will decide whether it is lawful for immigration authorities to detain immigrants for a prolonged period of time without a bond hearing to see if they qualify for bond....

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Natalie Atkinson, Deepti Orekondy, Sogol Ghomeshi, Robert Santos

After a court battle that lasted over five years, students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic won asylum for a Honduran man who fought against illegal logging...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Claire Howe and Jessica Brautigam

In a contentious hearing that tested their litigation skills, Immigration Clinic students Claire Howe, who recently graduated, and 2L Jessica Brautigam, won the...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A continuing legal education seminar last week at Miami Law focused on strategies critical to vigorous removal defense for clients in immigration court proceedings, including advocating for a client’s release from detention, raising...

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