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Fall 2021
LAW236  A  BUSINESS, ENTERTAINMENT, AND SPORTS IMMIGRATION LAW

Course Description
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of business immigration laws and procedure in the United States. The course will cover statutory and regulatory requirements, along with agency policies and procedures relating to professionals, artists, athletes, investors, entrepreneurs, and workers seeking to do business, and/or work in the United States. Students will learn to analyze statutes, regulations, legal decisions, policy memoranda, government manuals, and liaison minutes. This course will also present guest speakers in several visa categories, and may include mock consultations, government agency, and/or consulate interviews. Particular attention will be paid to the practical aspects of business immigration law with the goal of preparing students to effectively navigate through the government’s procedural labyrinth.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-23-2021 - 12-01-2021   T  5:30 PM-7:10 PM F109

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: Immigration Law recommended, but not required.
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Take-home Examination
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law Area of Focus (Area of Focus)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Immigration Options for Artists, Entertainers & Athletes
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: ("Options for A.E.A.")
    Publisher: AILALink
    Edition: 3rd Ed.
      
  • Textbook Name: Business Immigration: Law & Practice
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Daryl Buffenstein (Author), Bo Cooper (Author), Kevin Miner (Author), andCrystal Williams (Author)
    Publisher: AILALink
    Edition: 2nd Ed.
    ISBN: 13 978-1-57370-407-6
      
  • Textbook Name: AILA's Guide to PERM Labor Certification
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Perm Guide
    Publisher: AILALink
    Edition: 2019 Ed.
    ISBN: N/A
      

Additional Materials:
USCIS Policy Manual, https://www.uscis.gov/policymanual/HTML/PolicyManual.html USDOS Foreign Affairs Manual ('FAM"0, https://fam.state.gov/ FAM U Abbreviations, https://fam.state.gov/FAM/09FAM/09FAM010204.html USCIS Forms, https://www.uscis.gov/forms (NOTE: Only for review; we will NOT be filling in forms.) USCIS Glossary: https://www.uscis.gov/tools/glossary Additional course materials will be posted on Blackboard  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

SANCHEZ-ROIG, REBECCA



Contact Information:
Email: RSROIG@SANCHEZROIGLAW.COM
Phone: 3053735385