Immigration Law and Community

Date(s) of Conference:

October 29-30, 2010.


University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables


The Immigration Clinic of the University of Miami School of Law is holding a half-day symposium, Immigration Law and Community, followed by a full-day training, Immigration Law and Deportation Defense: Intermediate and Advanced Topics. The symposium will address the themes of undocumented immigration and community, immigrant women, and Haiti and our Haitian community.  The symposium is free and open to the public. The intermediate and advanced training is geared towards immigration practitioners who practice in the area of deportation defense. Panels include strategies for challenging deportation based on crimes, judicial and administrative review, federal court updates, ethical issues in deportation defense, Padilla v. Kentucky and post-conviction relief, and motions to suppress/terminate. Paid registration is required for the training. All proceeds from the training will benefit the nonprofit organizations Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

Contact Information:

(305) 284-6276


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