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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Immigration Law

Course Description
This course examines the immigration laws of the United States, including the administrative and regulatory framework of the United States agencies charged with enforcing and administering immigration laws. Topics include the power of the Congress to regulate immigration; the effect of politics on immigration policy; nonimmigrant and immigrant visa classifications and processing; humanitarian protections including asylum; the effect of criminal acts on immigration status and immigrant detention; grounds of removal from the United States; relief from deportation; the rights of child migrants; immigration court representation; and the law of naturalization and citizenship. (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2017
   
 
   

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
ctimmons@tulane.edu

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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