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Fall 2022
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
08-22-2022 - 11-30-2022   T  5:30 PM-7:20 PM F209

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: AILA's Immigration Law Practice and Procedure Manual: A "Cookbook" of Essential Practice Materials
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Ari Sauer and Greg Siskind
    Publisher: AILA
    Edition: 2nd Edition
    ISBN: 978-1-57370-504-7
      
  • Textbook Name: Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law
    Textbook Type: E-book
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Various Editors
    Publisher: AILA
    Edition: 2021-22 Edition
    ISBN: 978-1-97370-491-1
      

Additional Materials:
Law students can become AILA members for free. Students need to complete the AILALink Academic Adoption Form (to be sent via email) in order to receive the complimentary AILALink subscription. With AILALink, students are able to access AILALink publications on their AILALink database. Students must register online with AILALink by this link: https://agora.aila.org/Product/Membership/Membership-Apply  
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

SANCHEZ-ROIG, REBECCA



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