IMMIGRATION CLINIC

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

In the decade since the University of Miami School of Law Immigration Clinic opened its doors, the advocacy center has defended countless individuals against deportation, advocated for immigrant survivors of violence, and...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Meredith Hoffman 3L, Nestor Perez 3L, Olivia Parise 2L, Katarina Gomez 2L, Jimmy Camilus 2L, Jessica Gomez 3L, Maria Llorens 2L

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic traveled to Monroe Detention Center in...

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...

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...

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