Instructor(s): Michael Battista

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7066HF.

This course satisfies the International/Comparative/Transnational course requirement.

Note: The Blackboard program will be used for this course. Students must self-enrol in Blackboard as soon as confirmed in the course in order to obtain course information.

Who gets in? How does Canada classify people as legal vs. non-legal, temporary vs. permanent residents, and immigrants vs. refugees? This course focuses on Canadian legislation, policy and practice regulating entry to Canada, Canadian residence. Canadian law and practice regarding refugee protection will also be covered. Given the endless debate regarding migration issues in Canadian society, students will be encouraged to explore popular conceptions and misconceptions about Canada’s migration laws and practices. Active class participation by students will be an expectation, which may include presentation of course material or student papers. Observation of an immigration or refugee hearing and/or Federal Court judicial review application may also be required.

Evaluation
Will be by a paper (6,250 – 7,500 words) (90%) and class participation will include attendance, input into discussion and a short presentation (10%).

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
2
ICT

Enrolment

Maximum
25
21 JD
4 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

W: 4:10 - 6:00