U.S. Asylum Law



SLN #: 13099
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 012
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: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Mid Term or Other Exam: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None