Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Asylum & Refugee Law (LAW-656-001)
Ubaid Ul-Haq

Meets: 09:00 AM - 11:50 AM (W) - Yuma - Room YT16

Enrolled: 23 / Limit: 40

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Assessment:Take-home exam, essay questions Take-home exam, multiple-choice questions Take-home exam, short-answer questions Class participation. Other: Attendance; Two multiple choice and short answer quizzes.


This course will supplement your education in the immigration and nationality discipline by focusing on law relating to persons coming to the United States after fleeing persecution in their home countries. Asylum law is based on a complex statutory framework, nuanced administrative and judicial case law, and international obligations.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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AILA’s Asylum Primer, 7th Edition, Dree K. Collopy. ISBN: 1573703761 ISSN: 978-1-57370-376-5. There are currently four copies on Couse Reserve at the library. The call number is KF4836.G47 2015. Select administrative decisions and federal cases will be assigned for reading. Some excerpts of cases will be made available on the MyWCL course page. Other

First Class Readings

Not available at this time.


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