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Center for Immigrants' Rights: Course Component

Course Abbreviation: 
IHIMM 995A
Credits: 
5
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

The course component of the Center teaches students the skills necessary to be effective immigration advocates and attorneys. Principally through representation of organizations, students will work on innovative advocacy and policy projects relating to U.S. immigration policy and immigrants’ rights. Students should expect to put in as much time as is required to complete project work successfully, which will be an average of twenty hours per week. Working primarily in teams, students will build professional relationships with government and non-governmental policy makers, academics, individual clients, and others. Students earn 5 credits and are limited to one semester of enrollment. Visit the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic for more information.

Advanced Immigration Clinic

Prerequisites: 
INTER 965 Immigration Law or INTER 961 Asylum & Refugee Law, Faculty Approval Required