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Class Unique: 27930
Online-only Class Unique: 27931

The 27930 section of this course will be taught in person but with the option of occasional remote participation via Zoom.  If students require all remote participation, they must register for the 27931 section of this course, which is identical but web-based.

This is a course in the substantive law regulating immigration to the United States and the regulation of non-citizens in the United States. Topics covered include the constitutional law aspects of the immigration and removal (deportation) process, entry, conduct of hearings, relief from removal, general regulation of non-citizens, and new developments. In addition, the refugee and asylum will be discussed. The final exam will be open book. LLM students will be required to take the exam; there will be no paper option.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10:35 - 11:25 am TNH 3.124
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final (administered by Exam4) 12/11/20

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable


  • Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy - Legomsky
      Foundation Press , edition: Seventh Edition
      ISBN: 9781640207349   (required)
  • Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statures, Regulatuions and Forms - Thomas Aleinikoff
      West Publishing Company , edition: 2020
      ISBN: 9781684679690   (required)