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Spring 2015
5405 Immigration Clinic I - HoffmanG/Beck- 12410

Professor(s): Geoffrey Hoffman (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])
Janet Beck (DEPARTED)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  T  Location: 121  TUII

Course Outline: The course covers practical and theoretical training in immigration law. Students handle actual cases in various areas of the law including: Asylum; Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); Family visa processing; and Citizenship cases. Students handle an actual caseload of 5-7 clients, including representation of at least one case before the court.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=18

Accepted students must attend the three day Clinic Orientation held from Wednesday, January 14 through Friday, January 16.

A Clinic student group picture will be taken on Wednesday. Students are required to wear business attire on Friday for court.

Students will receive a separate email with additional information.

There is no book required for the Immigration Clinic I. All advanced reading materials are handed out in class.

Prerequisites:  Good academic standing.

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Exam: No
Paper: No

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course:

Course Materials (11/5/2014 9:57:41 AM)

No book required for this course