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International Law & Immigration

Course Number: 10110162
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-110-162 INTERNATIONAL LAW & IMMIGRATION ...develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of international law and immigration including international organizations, treaties and courts; student and worker visas; citizenship, residency and removal; and legal systems throughout the world. (Associate Degree Prerequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics with a "C" or better; Technical Diploma Corequisite: 10-110-101, Paralegal Intro/Legal Ethics)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Define the concept of statehood
  2. Describe various international organizations and courts.
  3. Describe various international treaties
  4. Characterize individual human rights recognized internationally
  5. Distinguish among common, civil and religious law systems
  6. Acquaint self with work visas
  7. Acquaint self with student visas
  8. Acquaint self with family-based residency and visas
  9. Describe the immigration court system and process for removal
  10. Describe the process for acquiring US citizenship