Forced Migration: the Law of Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Internally Displaced People
This course will analyze in depth the procedural and substantive rights of refugees under the domestic law of the United States. The course will also examine the principal United Nations and regional treaties concerning refugees, focusing on the refugee definition set forth by the treaties and on the enforcement mechanisms that are available. With these materials in mind, the course will compare United States refugee law with the refugee law that has developed in Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final exam.