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233B A Comparative Study of Forced Migration: The Case of Central America and Venezuela in the Americas (2)

Seminar - 2 units. This class compares the Central American and Venezuelan forced migration phenomena in the Americas through the lens of history, politics, law, and morality. The course will consider the push and pull factors of forced migration from each nation and attempt to contextualize these factors within a broader understanding of history and modern politics. The course will examine especially relations between and among Venezuela and the Central American nations and Colombia and the United States and discuss the implications of these dynamics on law and morality and more specifically on the questions of who should bear responsibility for these humanitarian crisis and how.

Recommended pre-or co-requites can include Asylum Law and Immigration Law
Final Assessment: Final Paper/Oral Presentation
Grading Mode:  Letter Grading

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