IMMIGRATION CLINIC

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.

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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

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Rebecca Sharpless
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT:
Rebecca Sharpless
University of Miami School of Law
Director of Immigration Clinic
305-284-3576 or 6092
rsharpless@law.miami.edu

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Students Candelario Saldana & Pablo Pazos
Friday, December 1, 2017

Earlier this year, Miami-Dade County started to enforce federal immigration law in its jails. Reacting to the Trump Administration’s anti-sanctuary city policies, Miami-Dade began holding people beyond the end of their criminal cases for...

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...

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