IMMIGRATION

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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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...

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Brian Vaca is spending the summer as an intern at Americans for Immigration Justice and has been assisting immigration maverick and Miami Law adjunct professor Ira Kurzban on a pro bono case, as part of the HOPE Summer Public Interest...

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.

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