Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Press Release (Aug. 17, 2011)
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Decision Press Release (Aug. 17, 2011)
U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women issues report on situation of violence against women in the United States. The report referenced information reported by the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic (June 7, 2011)
Press Conference: Stop Deportations to Haiti! (Apr. 14, 2011)
U.N. Urges Countries to Extend Permits for Haitians (June 21, 2011)
Groups Ask for UN's Help to End Haiti Deportations (June 16, 2011)
HRC students Miraisy Rodriguez, Farrah Elchahal, and Monika Siwiec publish op-ed on violence against women in The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald (March 2011)
Island TV segment on advocacy before the Inter-American Commission to stop Haitian deportations with activist Marleine Bastien and Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Beatriz Carta Wagman and Miya Patel (Mar. 11, 2011): www.islandtv.tv/?p=247 (see minutes 21-32; in Haitian Creole & English)
The Miami Herald: Halt Haitian Deportations (Apr. 17, 2011)
Caroline Bettinger-López, former Deputy Director of the Human Rights Institute and Acting Director of the Human Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School, has joined Miami Law to run the Human Rights Clinic. Read more
Read article about Carrie Bettinger-López and the Human Rights Clinic
Learn more about Human Rights opportunities at Miami Law.
The ACLU delivers a statement on behalf of several groups at UNHRC urging US government to refrain from deporting Haitians (July 4, 2012)
Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez discusses the Miami Law Clinics' work on deportations to Haiti on Pacifica Radio (January 12, 2012)
Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic and Haitian Women of Miami Urge End to Haiti Deportations (June 6, 2012)
HRC student Liam McGivern Awarded Skadden Fellowship (December 27, 2011)
U.S. Deportees to Haiti Face Horrific Conditions (November 13, 2011)
Learn more about the Gender Justice Convening co-hosted by HRC in February 2011.
The Immigration Clinic and the Human Rights Clinic began a collaborative effort to halt deportations to Haiti in view of the ongoing effects of the January 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, and political unrest. Read more about this project.
View our Congressional briefing flyer (March 2012) with the latest updates on Haitian deportations.
In Fall 2011, the Human Rights Clinic began working on the issue of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada with Canadian partner organizations the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA). Read more about this project.
View the clinic's briefing paper to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for our thematic hearing on March 28, 2012 on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls in British Columbia, Canada.
View the video of the March 28, 2012 IACHR Thematic Hearing
Read a Miami Law article about the Human Rights Clinic's trip to Washington, DC
Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students with Professor Bettinger-López
Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Lea Dartevelle and Miya Patel discuss the plight of Haitian deportees from the U.S. with a representative of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) at UNHCR headquarters in Washington, DC.
A Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic student and lawyer from the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) interview a client in Anse-a-Pitre, Haiti concerning his human rights case against the Dominican government for mass expulsions of Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent.
Migrant farmworkers celebrate after Whole Foods Markets, the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announced that two of Florida's largest organic tomato growers, Lady Moon Farms and Alderman Farms, agreed to implement the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) "penny-per-pound" program designed to improve wages for tomato harvesters. (June 2009, from http://www.nesri.org)
Haitian women marching through the streets of Port-au-Prince, demanding human rights for all.
Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign Activists Call for Bold New Year's Resolution - Zero Evictions in 2010 (from http://www.nesri.org)