These courses may have been taken by previous Social Work students or may have been identified as of possible interest to Social Work students. Some courses may be restricted and/or not open to Social Work students. There are many other courses not listed offered elsewhere in the university that may be of interest. Interest in courses numbered below 500 should be checked for graduate level status since many are only offered for undergraduate credit. You can check this by contacting the department offering the course or contacting the SSW Registrar.
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|Prerequisites:||*if interested in registering for law courses please fill out an external enrollment request form|
|Course Description:||Spend a semester working with other students to support lawyers from the Michigan Immigration Rights Center who work on asylum cases here in Michigan. Under faculty supervision, students will deepen their understanding of immigration law and policy, develop historical and legal research skills, and explore the history of violence and migration in Central America since the 1980s through work on real-life asylum cases. They will also learn summarize and translate historical texts, research effective legal arguments, and contribute to developing a national research database for use in asylum cases.|
|Section||Instructor||Days||Location||U-M Class #|
|001||Borja, Melissa M||Fri||1025 JEFFRIES||10206|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106