U.S. Asylum Law

SLN #: 13965
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 015
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
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term Or Other Exam: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

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