Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAWW 651 Immigration Law



Course Description

This course will explore the American immigration system from constitutional, statutory, and policy perspectives. Topics considered include the source and scope of congressional power to regulate immigration, standards and procedures for entry, exclusion, and deportation, illegal migration, and the acquisition and loss of American citizenship. Admission of aliens into the United States will focus on family-sponsored entry, employment-based entry, refugee-based entry, and unlawful entry. Enrollment is limited to 24 students. (This course satisfies 3 writing units.)