Jan 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Law Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Law Bulletin

Immigration Law Concentration


Required Courses


The immigration law concentration advisor may grant permission for another LAW course to be substituted for one of the following courses:

Research


This requirement may be satisfied by one of the following:

  • Completion of a paper in LAW 5972-3 Seminar on an immigration law topic.
  • Completion of a case note or comment on immigration law topic as a member of the Tulsa Law Review or the Energy Law Journal. The casenote or comment must be pre-approved by the immigration law concentration advisor.
  • A two-credit LAW 5861-2 Independent Research project that includes a law-review-quality research paper on a topic in immigration law. The research paper topic must be pre-approved by the immigration law concentration advisor. This option may be used to satisfy the research requirement only if a student, through no fault of the student, is unable to satisfy this requirement by any of the other available options and the student is otherwise eligible to enroll in LAW 5861-2 Independent Research, as set forth in Section I.A.5 (Independent Research) of the Policies and Regulations of the College of Law.

Electives


Law Electives


Courses or seminars on an immigration law topic (other than a seminar used to satsify the research requirement) that have been approved for J.D. credit by the College of Law. In addition to the seminar listed above, these include:

Non-law Elective


One course that is related to immigration law from another college at The University of Tulsa. This course will count toward the six credits that students may take for J.D. credit from other TU colleges. The course must be pre-approved by the immigration law concentration advisor, and the student must be otherwise eligible to apply a non-law course toward the J.D. degree and follow instructions for approval of the course, as set forth in Section I.A.8 (University Credit) of the Policies and Regulations of the College of Law. Only one such graduate-level course may be used to satisfy the non-law elective requirement.

Courses include but are not limited to:

  • ANTH 6273
  • ANTH 4093
  • SPAN 4403
  • POL 3383
  • POL 3603
  • SOC 3193

Externship


One externship in immigration law. The externship must be pre-approved by the immigration law concentration advisor and must otherwise comply with the requirements of Appendix C (Externships) of the Policies and Regulations of the College of Law. Only one externship may be used to satisfy the elective requirement.

Notes:


A student must declare the immigration law concentration to the concentration advisor and the Associate Dean for Student Affairs no later than the semester prior to the semester in which the student intends to graduate.

Students meeting the requirements for the immigration law concentration will receive a document signed by the concentration advisor and the Dean of the College of Law at the time of graduation.