course surveys immigration law and policy in the United States. It explores questions relating to the meaning
of U.S. citizenship, the circumstances
under which newcomers are permitted to enter the U.S., and the circumstances under
which they may be forced to leave. Students will interpret complex statutes within the context of a dynamic
interplay between Congress, administrative agencies, and the courts. We will also seek to place current laws in
their historical, social, and political contexts.