IMMIGRATION CLINIC

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...

Amelia Daynes
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Amelia Daynes, 3L

Last week, WeCount!, the Homestead-based organization committed to building the power of the local immigrant community in Homestead, Florida through education, support and...

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...

Defending Human Rights of Migrants artwork
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Miami Law has launched a “Defending Human Rights of Migrants Lecture Series” which consists of three fall lectures and will continue in the spring. Kele Stewart, Associate Dean for Experiential Learning believes “these issues...

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...

Immigration clinic students with client
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Immigration Clinic students with client

Students in Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic halted the deportation of a trans woman from Haiti after a battle that lasted over five years and involved...

Claudio Rojas
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Claudio Rojas

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic, along with a coalition of immigrant rights organizations, filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida, seeking release and a stay of...

Margaux Bacro-Duverger, Immigration Clinic intern, and a client
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Less than one year after obtaining a classwide stay of removal for 92 Somalis who faced torture in their home country, the Immigration Clinic and co-counsel are seeing the fruits of their labor. With the help of the clinic and pro bono...

Candelario Saldana
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

As Miami Scholar Candelario Saldana looked out over the packed ballroom of elegant attendees at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C., last month, he knew there were others like him but not nearly as lucky.

The third-year law student...

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