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LGS 218 - Introduction to Immigration Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Learn the history of immigration and the laws, policies, and regulations regarding citizenship. Study various visa petitions including, but not limited to, non-immigrant visas, family-based immigration, employment-based immigration, asylum/refugee applications and deportation and adoption issues. Discuss the appellate process and post 9/11 issues, including the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Lab fee $5.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies program. However, it may be applied as a general elective in the Paralegal Studies degree program as noted in the program description. Please see an adviser before registering for this course.