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Fall 2021
5389 Immigration Law - MORALES- 27089

Professor(s): Daniel Morales (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location: 213  BLB

Course Outline: Immigration is a complex and dynamic area of legal study and practice. This course will introduce you to the basic concepts and procedures underlying the practice of immigration law in the United States. We will aim both to understand the statutory complexities of the area as well as to place our current laws in their historical, social, and political contexts. The course will be an important foundation for those of you interested in practicing immigration law, but it will also be of use to those of you planning to enter other fields, such as family law, criminal law, employment law, and business law. Immigration law intersects with each of these in important ways.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Quota=30.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:
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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (4/6/2021 1:30:03 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: 1. Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy, Aleinikoff et al., 9th edition, ISBN: 978-1684677504 2. Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statutes, Regulations, Forms, 2018 T. Alexander Aleinikoff | David A. Martin | Hiroshi Motomura | Maryellen Fullerton | Juliet P. Stumpf, ISBN: 978-1640208858 3. Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration Paperback – October 29, 2019 by Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith, ISBN: 978-1250316967

1. Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy, Aleinikoff et al., 9th edition
ISBN: 978-1684677504

2. Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statutes, Regulations, Forms, 2018 T. Alexander Aleinikoff | David A. Martin | Hiroshi Motomura | Maryellen Fullerton | Juliet P. Stumpf, ISBN: 978-1640208858

3. Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration Paperback – October 29, 2019 by Bryan Caplan and Zach Weinersmith, ISBN: 978-1250316967