This seminar is an advanced immigration offering that will focus on current issues of immigration law and policy. We will study legal doctrine and policy issues related to immigration and will consider the rights of non-citizens under the immigration laws, as well as under general constitutional principles.
Among the issues the seminar will address are the rights of immigrants to due process and judicial review, the economic impact of immigrants on U.S. workers and businesses, the current system and proposed alternatives for admitting employment-based and family-based immigrants, the protections for immigrants against discrimination in employment, standards and procedures for determining refugee and asylum claims, grounds for removal, birthright citizenship, loss of citizenship, and consular non-reviewability.
We will also analyze recent legislative proposals to legalize the undocumented immigrant population, to create temporary guestworker programs, to increase workplace and border enforcement, and to reconfigure and increase the level of family and employment-based immigration categories.
Section Offerings for 2012-13
|L9060-001||13S||Immigration Law and Policy|
|T. Ruthizer||W 4:20 PM-6:10 PM||GRHL 502|
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