1 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: RCC*; Immigration & Nationality Law, LAW 734. The course will examine Asylum Law, including an examination of overseas refugees; the meaning of persecution; issues relating to race, religion, nationality, political opinion, social group, sexual orientation, gender; non state actors; standards of proof; exceptions to eligibility; and the convention against terror.
Students will be evaluated through a written project, requiring them to analyze a fact pattern according to the principles studied during the semester. The course will not satisfy the upper level writing requirement.