Advanced Topics in Immigration Law and Policy

This course will be a short course devoted to current immigration topics. Students admitted to the course may suggest seminar topics that may be included in the syllabus. Topics may include the immigration consequences of crimes, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, immigration policies and challenges under the current administration, including the travel ban litigation, defenses to deportation such as motions to suppress; state legislation to limit immigration or to protect immigrants, and immigration detainers. 

Each student must prepare two reflection papers on the course readings to guide class discussion. Outside speakers will be invited as well. 

Pass/fail. 

Prior immigration coursework, clinical experience or practical experience required. 

Application required. 

1 credit.


Special Instructions - Course/Seminar

APPLICATION REQUIRED. Application and/or instructions on how to apply for this course can be accessed on the web: https://law.utexas.edu/student-affairs/academic-services/course-applications/. For early registration, enter this unique number last.

Professor keeps his/her own waitlist

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Class Details

Short course from 1/16/18 through 2/27/18

Meeting Days Time
Thursday 6:15 - 8:05 pm
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
None

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory