2018-2019 Catalog

LAWS 1509 Ethics and Immigration Advocacy and Compliance

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(2) LAWS 1500 or LAWS 2327; and LAWS 1503 or LAWS 1505 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course focuses on immigration fraud, the unauthorized practice of law, and state legislation on immigration reform. Topics include an overview of notary, immigration specialist, and immigration consultant fraud; the Board of Immigration Appeals accredited agency and accredited representative programs; and contemporary issues in immigration reform. This course also surveys Form I-9 compliance, e-verify, Social Security No Match letters, and Department of Homeland Security Enforcement through ICE raids and audits. Enrollment in the course does not qualify any person to engage in the practice of immigration law. This course is not intended for individuals enrolled in the paralegal program.