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LAW 0550: Immigration Law
Fall 2019 • Section 21 • CRN 38992

Course Description

The course provides a detailed overview of the laws which enable aliens to enter, reside in and ultimately become citizens of the United States. Among the topics discussed are: U.S. immigration policy and the limits of legislative and executive regulation of aliens, racial and geographic quotas, types of visas, arrest, detention, grounds of excludability of aliens and of waiver of excludability, political asylum and refugee admission, processing of relative and employer petitions, change of status within the U.S., administrative procedures and appeals, nationality by birth and by naturalization, revocation and expatriation.


Day/Time Location
T/Th 10:30-11:45 AM Klein 6A

Course Details

  • Peter Spiro
Credit Hours

3 Credits


No Limit

Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement


Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

Book List/Materials