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Fall 2017
5405 Immigration Clinic I - HOFFMAN,G/BECK- 12569

Professor(s): Janet Beck (CLINICAL FACULTY)
Geoffrey Hoffman (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  T  Location: 240  TUII

Course Outline: The course covers practical and theoretical training in immigration law. Students handle actual cases in various areas of the law including: Asylum; Violence Against Women Act (VAWA); Family visa processing; and Citizenship cases. Students handle an actual caseload of 5-7 clients, including representation of at least one case before the court.

Students must apply to the Clinic by submitting the online application at https://uhlc.wufoo.com/forms/m1263f5v0xj9tln/. Students should not attempt to enroll themselves in these courses via PeopleSoft: if you’re accepted, the Clinic Program Manager will enroll you via the Office of Student Services.

Students must work in the Clinic 50 hours per course credit hour.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes:   Quota=18

- Accepted students must attend a 2 1/2 days Clinic Orientation. orientation.
- A Clinic student group picture will be taken on Wednesday.
- Students are required to wear business attire on Friday for court.

There is no book required for the Immigration Clinic I. All advanced reading materials are handed out in class.

Prerequisites: Yes   - Good academic standing.

First Day Assignments: N/A

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:
Exam: No
Paper: No

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (3/1/2017 2:42:32 PM)

No book required for this course