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Asylum and Refugee Law

Course Abbreviation: 
INTR 961
Credits: 
2
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This class surveys the laws of political asylum and related protection for those fleeing danger in their home countries. It examines asylum and refugee law and policy in the United States, and sets forth the legal grounds for barring someone from asylum. It also explores the politics driving immigration policy, including asylum and refugee policy, and the federal agencies that implement those policies.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: 
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia,