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...

Monday, November 19, 2018

A legal challenge to Miami-Dade County’s policy of jailing people for ICE upon request has survived multiple motions to dismiss filed by both the county and federal government. On Friday, Judge Kathleen Williams from the U.S. District Court...

Immigration Clinic students
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Immigration Clinic is lead counsel in a class action lawsuit on behalf of 92 men and women on a botched and abusive deportation flight to Somali.



Professor Rebecca Sharpless
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Rebecca Sharpless, Professor of Clinical Legal Education & Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic, joined the faculty in the Fall of 2009 and directs and teaches immigration law. She researches and writes in the areas of...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018