The Immigration Clinic of the University of Miami School of Law provides training and information attorneys who represent indigent immigrant defendants in the criminal justice system. To request a training for your office, e-mail Rebecca Sharpless, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Analysis of the immigration consequences of specific offenses is available via e-mail, email@example.com. Click here to complete the online form, which will prompt you to include the information needed for an accurate immigration analysis.
Note: This service is available only to assistant public defenders and court appointed attorneys.
The Clinic creates practice advisories about the immigration consequences of certain Florida criminal offenses. Click here for a practice advisory on Florida's burglary statute.
The Clinic has authored amicus briefs (see right side of this page for downloadable briefs) relating to the United States Supreme Court's decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, which held that defense counsel have a constitutional duty to advice about immigration consequences.
For an analysis of the immigration consequences of specific offenses, please fill out our online form.
Here are the amicus briefs in cases dealing with the implementation of the Supreme Court's decision in Padilla.