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LAW 0550: Immigration Law
Spring 2024 • Section 21

Course Description

The course will address various elements of immigration and nationality law and policy. It will consider the statutory parameters for admission into the United States as well as the grounds for removal. The course will also address the exceptional constitutional regime that applies to immigration. The course will situate these elements in a historical and policy context at the same time as it will apply the law to actual and hypothetical problems relating to the legal status of non-citizens seeking entry to or located within the United States. Finally, the course will consider the terms for the allocation of U.S. citizenship.


Day/Time Location
M/W 1:10-2:25 PM Klein 2A

Course Details

  • Peter Spiro
Credit Hours

3 Credits



Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • 1L Elective


Registration Info

Registration Notes

This section of Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Law is offered as one of the elective courses available to first year students only. There is a separate registration process in which first year students will participate.

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