5205 Immigration Clinic II - HoffmanG- 15222
Geoffrey Hoffman (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])
Course Areas: Practice Skills - Clinics and Externships
Time: ARRANGED Location:
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 work in the Clinic 50 hours per course credit hour.
Course Notes: Quota = 3
There is no book required for the Immigration Clinic II. All advanced reading materials are handed out in class.
Clinic students are invited to attend the Clinical Program group picture during Clinic I’s orientation. The date and time of the picture can be found in the Clinic webpage at www.law.uh.edu/clinic/clinic-orientation.asp
Prerequisites: Yes - Completion of immigration Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.
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This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Experiential Course Type: clinic
Bar Course: No