IMMIGRATION CLINIC

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Second year law student Robert Pecchio’s “Hoops for Honduras” was featured during the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) meeting at the University of Miami in early March. As a featured project, his Commitment to Action received a...

Friday, March 20, 2015

Professor Rebecca Sharpless, director of the Immigration Clinic, gave a paper at the symposium “CrImmigration: Crossing the Border Between Criminal Law and Immigration Law” sponsored by Denver University Law Review. The paper was...

Friday, February 27, 2015

In a remarkable constellation of successes involving the federal government, a U.S. District Court judge ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay the Immigration Clinic over $16,500 in attorney fees and three U.S. District...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Miami Law's Immigration and Human Rights Clinics, in collaboration with the University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic, have recently published a report that documents the stories of the men and women who have...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Alexander R. Vail is a double ‘Cane having graduated with a B.A. magna cum laude in 2011 with degrees in Political Science and History, and, this past May, again magna cum laude with his J.D. from Miami Law. Now he is...

Monday, February 17, 2014

Miami Law Immigration Clinic students Ian Shaw, Lindsay Adkin, and Ross Militello petitioned for and won the release of a Haitian woman who had been held in immigration detention for over a year. In granting the students’ petition,...

Monday, September 23, 2013

Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic obtained a landmark decision terminating immigration court proceedings against their client because of illegal conduct by Hollywood police. The decision may be the first to recognize that...

Monday, August 19, 2013

Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic successfully resolved a federal damages lawsuit for a man who was assaulted by a guard at a local immigration detention center. Immigration authorities jailed the clinic's client for a year and a...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

NBC Channel 6 reporter Julia Bagg interviewing Miami Law student Amanda Roesch. (Photo: Catharine Skipp/Miami Law) 

For some students, there are better things to do during spring break than to head for Key West and...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Miami Law's Immigration Clinic recently won a life-changing victory for their client, a gay man who feared returning to his home country of Jamaica, a country known for its intolerance of gay people. Students Rita Kapadia, JD '10 and current...

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