Immigration Law: Advanced Topics

Credits: 2.00
Faculty: Stacy Caplow

Prerequisites: Immigration Law or permission of the instructor. This course is open to students who have either already taken Immigration & Nationality Law, or who have significant experience and familiarity with immigration practice and have obtained the permission of the instructor

This course builds on and augments the basic course in Immigration & Nationality Law. Topics will include "crimmigration," the growing field at the intersection of criminal and immigration law, immigrants' rights (the civil rights of non-US citizens), and immigration reform efforts, among others.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. There will be a writing requirement that can fulfill the UCWR in the form of either a substantial paper or appellate brief. The classes will be both discussion-based and performance-based. .