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LAW 485 - Immigration & Citizenship


Fall Credits: (2-3) Lauren Vogt

This course will examine federal immigration law and policy. Topics include citizenship, admissions, deportation, an introduction to refugee law, and the role of the courts in reviewing the actions of executive officials. We will examine the history of immigration to the United States, the constitutional rights of non-citizens, the federal agencies that administer the immigration and citizenship laws, undocumented immigration, and the balance between national security and openness to non-citizens. This class will meet 10 times during the semester. Meeting dates will be announced by the first day of class.