2014-2015 Catalog

LAWS 1503 Immigration and Families

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(2) LAWS 1500 and LAWS 1501

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the Immigration and National Act and federal regulations for sponsoring family members for lawful permanent residence. Topics include an overview of family immigration, affidavit of support requirements, eligibility for adjustment of status, consular processing, grounds of inadmissibility, and waivers of inadmissibility. This course surveys federal immigration laws that provide immigration benefits, battered immigrant spouses and children, victims of trafficking, and special immigrant juveniles. Enrollment in the course does not qualify any person to engage in the practice of immigration law.