Immigration and Nationality Law (2 hrs.)
Civil Rights and Civil Liberties > Advanced Courses
The course will explore the constitutional limits of the federal immigration power as enunciated in the federal courts, and the different roles of the departments and federal agencies involved in the administration and enforcement of immigration and nationality law. It will discuss the various categories of immigrant and non-immigrant visas, as well as the procedures used for admission into the United States. In addition, the course will review removal grounds, and the procedures, including appellate practice, used in removing aliens from the United States. Considerable time will be spent on the area of refugees and asylum. Finally, the course will provide an overview of employer sanctions and the requirements of acquiring and losing citizenship. Administrative Law is a suggested, but not required, prerequisite. Mr. Ortiz Miranda.