Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time
WED 9:50 - 11:40 am

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Take-home up to 8 hrs December 12, 2023


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 basis for regulating immigration, the roles of federal agencies in immigration adjudication, the immigration and removal (deportation) process, entry, relief from removal, general regulation of non-citizens, the refugee and asylum processes, and new developments. Students should expect to participate in in-class discussions and exercises. The final exam will be open book. LLM students will be required to take the exam; there will be no paper option.



Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States : Selected Statutes, Regulations and Forms 2022 *    Aleinikoff, T., Martin, David, Motomura, Hiroshi, Fullerton, Maryellen, and Stumpf, Juliet    West Academic , edition: 2022    ISBN: 978-1-63659-890-1    

Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy *    Legomsky, Stephen, Thronson, David, Legomsky, Stephen H., and Thronson, David B.    West Academic , edition: 7    ISBN: 978-1-64020-734-9

Important Class Changes

Date Updated
06/06/2023 Instructor(s) updated
03/20/2023 Exam information updated