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Basics of Immigration Law (GOV-203)
Versions 1 and 2: Various (self-study, self-paced).
Version 1: June 2021 - May 2022. Version 2: June 2022 - Present.
Version 1:Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the structure of U.S. immigration law and the continuing economic and social forces that affect it; discuss the roles of the different branches of government and why immigration law is almost exclusively in the federal sphere; identify and describe the federal statutes that govern immigration law; describe how U.S. immigration law impacts immigrants who seek to enter the country on a temporary basis; explain how foreign nationals who seek to come to the United States on a legal immigrant basis can do so under the provisions of U.S. immigration laws; describe how lawful permanent residents can become U.S. citizens through the process of naturalization. Version 2: Same as Version 1, expanded to include: analyze the extent to which irregularities in the application process could result in denial and/or revocation of a naturalization application or process.
Version 1: This course is a survey of immigration law. The course discusses the meaning and ramification of different categories of immigration status including: illegal entrants, legal non-immigrant entrants, lawful permanent residents, and naturalized citizens. Version 2: Same as Version 1, expanded to include case studies that delve into the subjects of revoking naturalization due to irregularities in the application process and/or alleged fraud during the naturalization application process.
Version 1: In the associate/certificate degree category, 2 semester hours in Homeland Security or Legal Technology (6/21). Version 2: In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Homeland Security or Legal Technology (6/22 administrative review).