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Book Launch

Monday, February 5, 2024
6:00 pm
Reception Immediately Following
Shackled: 92 Refugees Imprisoned on ICE Air
University of Miami School of Law

Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge
1311 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Speakers: Professors Donette Francis, Fatma Marouf & Hiroshi Motomura
Special Guests: Sa'id Janale & Abdiqadir Rage


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Rebecca A. Sharpless

Author | Scholar | Lawyer

Professor Rebecca A. Sharpless has been defending people against deportation for over 25 years. She recently wrote a book about it.

Author and Professor Rebecca A. Sharpless

Coming January 16 2024


"This extraordinary work reads like a thriller . . . It may break your heart, but it will open your mind."

Roxana Bacon, Former Chief Counsel, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

Sa'id's immigration story appears in the book SHACKLED.
Ali's immigration story appears in the book SHACKLED.

Epic and brainy, SHACKLED takes you inside America's immigration system. Two men, Abdulahi and Sa'id, board an ill-fated flight to Somalia. Their struggles, resiliency, and legal battles will inspire and haunt you.

University of California Press

Drawing by Lillian M. Kew

Drawing by Malcolm Stanton



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