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LAWS 3376 Business Immigration Law (Spring: 2 )

Course Description

This course will provide an overview of the various employment-based non-immigrant and immigrant visa categories, as well as the nuts and bolts of case preparation for the most commonly pursued non-immigrant and immigrant classifications. We will review the process for becoming a lawful permanent resident of the United States through employment-based sponsorship, including the labor certification process under PERM, the I-140 immigrant petition and options for employment sponsored permanent residence petitions other than PERM, and adjustment of status or consular immigrant visa processing. The course will also include discussions regarding the practice of business immigration law in a law firm environment, touching on applicable ethical considerations, client relations, client interviewing, and tips for strategic case representation and client management for companies both large and small. There will be a practical component to the course designed to provide a more in-depth examina


Prerequisites: LAWS7749. LAWS7749 (Immigration Law).

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17