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.

Prerequisites:
Introduction to Immigration Law (LAWM-1010)  (can be taken concurrently)
or
LAW-1M10 
or
Immigration Law (LAWG-4017)  (can be taken concurrently)
or
LAW-4G17 
or
Business Immigration Law (LAWG-4059)  (can be taken concurrently)
or
LAW-4G59