IMMIGRATION

Professor Rebecca Sharpless
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Professor Rebecca Sharpless, Director of Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic received the Excellence in Advocacy Award from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, for class action litigation brought on behalf of...

Thais De La Cuba
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

If you met Thais De La Cuba, J.D. ’15, at the genesis of her law school career, it is unlikely she would see herself where she is today - beginning her third year of a successful practice in immigration law with the Legal Aid Service of...

Immigrants touching hands
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes—both in blocking entry to the United States...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On the campaign trail, President Donald J. Trump promised aggressive immigration policies. Through executive order and shifts in enforcement priorities, the Trump administration has implemented changes – both in blocking entry to...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

A continuing legal education seminar last week at Miami Law focused on strategies critical to vigorous removal defense for clients in immigration court proceedings, including advocating for a client’s release from detention, raising...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Miami Law’s Immigration Clinic hosted a continuing legal education seminar aimed at training lawyers on defending people against deportation. The training featured prominent lawyers and immigration judge, the Honorable Denise Slavin, who...

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Second-year Miami Law students and Immigration Clinic interns Adam Hoock and Dana Turjman successfully prevented the deportation of a businessman who was tortured in Mexico by government authorities.

The executive of a...

Monday, September 30, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform sits on the horizon as Liz Rieser-Murphy, J.D. '12, advocates for the safety and wellbeing of unaccompanied immigrant children in Harlingen, Texas – a small town in south Texas where the front line in the...

Monday, November 26, 2012

On November 3, students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic argued for halting deportations to post-earthquake Haiti during a formal working meeting called by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Representatives from the U.S....

Thursday, May 24, 2012

A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued a precedential ruling this week that granted one of two claims in the case of a Sudanese client of the University of Miami's Immigration Clinic.

Brittany R. Young, who...

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