Welcome - Immigration and Refugee Law LAWS 2097   Immigration and Refugee Law
This course will consider law, policy and procedure relating to how Canada approaches migration. It will address both practice issues as well as the social, political and economic context and consequences of migration control. Areas covered may include: the constitutional basis for migration legislation; immigrating to Canada; obtaining protection as a refugee; procedures before immigration and refugee boards; enforcement mechanisms; and refoulment. The course may also cover: the relationship between policy goals and legislation, historic and current practices of inclusion and exclusion; theories of statehood and border-control; security; human trafficking and smuggling; and the application of international human rights instruments.
NOTES: Assessment Method: Written examination(s), or option of written examination and research paper