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Asylum Law and Advocacy Practicum | 47xx

In this practicum, students will learn the law and practice fundamentals of claims for asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Students will review the legal framework for bases for protection from refoulement, engage with current enforcement and policy shifts in the protection context, and learn how to work with a client to successfully prepare a fear-based claim. The objective of the course is to equip students to zealously represent and advocate for asylum seekers ensnared in the U.S. immigration system.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not meet the Upper Level Writing (ULW) Requirement.


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Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208