U.S. Asylum Law

SLN #: 14655
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 011
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Cruz

Course Description:
This course explores U.S. Asylum Law and the overall phenomenon of forced migration. The primary focus is INA 208, which controls the eligibility for Refugee status in the United States. Students learn statutory analysis, administrative procedures, and the asylum process. Topics of discussion include grounds of eligibility, statutory definitions, gender persecution, fact-finding/evidentiary challenges, bars to asylum, and application procedures

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term or Other Exam: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.