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Immigration: Criminal Consequences&Enforcement (LAW-700-002)
Cooper

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (M) - Room 314

Enrolled: 14 / Limit: 16


Notices

There is no reading assignment for the first class. It will be a course orientation and introductory discussion.

Description

LAW-700-002 An examination of the law surrounding criminal and other bases for immigration enforcement and removal of non-nationals from the United States; the evolution of federal agency enforcement strategies; and the public policy issues and controversies stemming from those laws and strategies. Topics include the immigration consequences of criminal arrests and convictions; statutory bases for relief from removal in deportation proceedings; immigration agency enforcement strategies, deportation priorities, and prosecutorial discretion; the law of employment verification and worksite enforcement; the evolution from worksite raids and worker arrests to an employer-based enforcement strategy; immigration trends in the states and Administration efforts to preserve federal administrative authority; and current issues and controversies in immigration enforcement. Final grades will be based on class participation (25%) and a paper (75%).

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

There is no reading assignment for the first class. It will be a course orientation and introductory discussion.