LAW-2218 Immigration Law

Prof. Ragini Shah,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.


A study of the immigration, nationality, and naturalization laws of the United States. The topics discussed are: the constitutional bases of the immigration power; the immigrant selection system; grounds for admissibility of aliens; grounds for removal; change of status within the United States, including refugee and asylum status; review of immigration decisions through administrative procedures, appeals, and the courts; citizenship by birth and by naturalization; revocation of naturalization and expatriation; employer penalties for hiring illegal aliens; and benefits available to aliens.

Prof. Shah requires a take home exam.


pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets International Law Concentration Requirements

pointer    Take Home Exam Required

pointer    LLM Course


<<Course Updated: March 11, 2016>>