686 Immigration Law (3)

This course will concentrate on the statutory and regulatory scheme concerning the immigration and naturalization of aliens in the United States, including the historical origins of U.S. immigration law and current proposals for major reforms of these laws. The unusual constitutional status of aliens and important issues of separation of powers and federalism will also be covered in depth. International and domestic law governing the treatment of refugees will also be included.

This elective course is normally offered every year.