IMMIGRATION

prison inmate
Thursday, April 23, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 23, 2020) – In a decision on a suit brought by the University of Miami’s immigration clinic, a federal magistrate in Miami instructed Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement substantially lower...

Immigrant detained
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The leadership at Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic is calling for the release of those held in immigration detention, as COVID-19 cases are breaking out in facilities across the country.

Clinic Director Rebecca Sharpless has...

clinic students with client
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Clinic students with client

Last month, just in time for the winter holidays, another Miami Law Immigration Clinic client won the right to remain in the United States. The client, a political...

10th anniversary artwork
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...

Immigration clinic students
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...

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...

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...

Professor Rebecca Sharpless
Monday, June 25, 2018

The American Immigration Lawyers Association recently recognized Rebecca Sharpless, Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic with the 2018 Elmer Fried Excellence in Teaching Award.

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