IMMIGRATION COURT PRACTICE AND PROCEDURES
(LAWG-4019) - 2 UNITS
In this course students will learn immigration court practice and procedures. The course will cover; among other topics; 1) jurisdiction; 2) master calendar hearings; 3) burdens of proof; 4) grounds of removability and inadmissibility; 5) filing procedures; 6) fact gathering and writing declarations; 7) witness and client preparation; 8) eligibility for cancellation of removal, political asylum, withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture; 9) merits hearings; 10) notices of appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals; 11) motions to reopen and motions to reconsider.
A pre-requisite to the course is that the student be currently enrolled in, or have completed, a basic immigration law course. The course will be worth 2 semester hours of credit.
Introduction to Immigration Law (LAWM-1010) (can be taken concurrently)
Immigration Law (LAWG-4017) (can be taken concurrently)
Business Immigration Law (LAWG-4059) (can be taken concurrently)