233 Asylum and Refugee Law (2)
Discussion - 2 hours. This course surveys U.S. and international law concerning refugees and asylum-seekers. Special attention will be paid to questions about the meaning of persecution, the evolving definition of "particular social groups" in U.S. law, protections for gender-related violence, the expedited removal process, and U.S. policy regarding overseas refugees. Research skills and memo writing will be heavily emphasized.
Final Assessment: Other – (Legal Research and Memos)
This class counts towards the Immigration Law Certificate (Foundation Course).
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