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Spring 2018
5405 Immigration Clinic I - HoffmanG/Beck- 11804

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

Credits: 4

Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  T  Location:  

Course Outline: he 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

Orientation:

- 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.


Students will receive a separate email with additional information.

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: clinic

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (3/1/2017 2:47:55 PM)

No book required for this course