Boston University School of Law

JD968 Immigration Law

JD 968 ( A1)  MW 4:30 PM-6:00 PM 
3 cr., Fall 
Professor Mchaffey 
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This class will cover the immigration laws of the United States, including the administrative and regulatory framework of the United States agencies charged with enforcing U.S. immigration laws. The topics covered by this course include the power of the Congress to regulate immigration; the effect of politics on immigration policy; nonimmigrant and immigrant visa classifications and visa processing; the law of asylum; the effect of criminal acts on immigration status; grounds of removal from the United States; relief from deportation, immigration court representation; and the law of naturalization and derived citizenship. GRADING NOTICE: This course does not offer the CR/NC/H option.