Spring 2020
5389 Immigration Law - MORALES- 24245

Professor(s): Daniel Morales (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MW  Location: 215  TUII

Course Outline: Immigration is a complex and dynamic area of legal study and practice. This course will introduce you to the basic concepts and procedures underlying the practice of immigration law in the United States. We will aim both to understand the statutory complexities of the area as well as to place our current laws in their historical, social, and political contexts. The course will be an important foundation for those of you interested in practicing immigration law, but it will also be of use to those of you planning to enter other fields, such as family law, criminal law, employment law, and business law. Immigration law intersects with each of these in important ways.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=30. Recommended: Administrative Law, Asylum, Family Immigration, or Crimmigration.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:
Exam: Take-home exam

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/8/2019 2:59:09 PM)

Book(s) Required

1. Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy 8th Edition
Thomas Alexander Aleinikoff | David A. Martin | Hiroshi Motomura | Maryellen Fullerton | Juliet Stumpf
2. Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statutes, Regulations, Forms, 2018
T. Alexander Aleinikoff | David A. Martin | Hiroshi Motomura | Maryellen Fullerton | Juliet P. Stumpf
3. Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration Paperback – October 29, 2019
by Bryan Caplan (Author), Zach Weinersmith (Illustrator)