Immigration Law: Policy and Social Change

Immigration Law: Policy and Social Change

Professor Deborah Anker
Spring 2018 course
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm
2 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This course touches upon the major policy debates currently surrounding immigration reform and policy. This course will survey social changes and developments in immigration law over the last few decades, including the emergence and role of social change movements. Topics will include the intersection of immigration law and criminal law, national security, labor rights, border security, and state and local enforcement as well as refugee and asylum policy and other topics. The course will bring leading immigration and refugee advocates, scholars and policy-makers into the classroom, engaging students in important debates about what immigration policy should be. The course will meet for two hours.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Regulatory Law, Human Rights, International, Comparative & Foreign Law