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USC Gould School of Law

Immigration Law     LAW-775

This course examines the constitutional and statutory law governing the rights of non-citizens who are in or who seek admission to the United States. The course reviews the immigrant and non-immigrant visa categories available to non-citizens, the laws and procedures governing the admission and expulsion of non-citizens, the rights of non-citizens present in the US (with or without legal status), removal procedures, immigration detention practices, and defenses to removal, including the various forms of relief that may be sought by persons fleeing persecution such as asylum.

Units 3
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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