Summer semester intensive unit
This subject examines the major legal and policy issues relating to Australian citizenship and migration law. The subject begins with an historical background to immigration in Australia and an overview of the legislative framework. The subject will identify the role of registered migration agents in Australia, then focus on an analysis of the legislation, policy and developing case law in relation to the main visa classes. It will then pass on to the often controversial issue of asylum seekers and refugees (including detention and offshore processing), visa cancellation and the "character test", and merits review and the judicial review of migration decisions.
|Unit name||Australian Citizenship and Immigration Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
Faculty of Law
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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LAW204 OR LAW256 AND LAW251 AND LAW252 AND LAW255 AND LAW250 AND LAW253 AND LAW254 OR LAW223 AND LAW221 AND LAW226 AND LAW224 AND LAW222 AND LAW225 AND LAW205 OR LAW222 AND LAW253 AND LAW352 AND LAW221 AND LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW351
Taught intensively 9 am – 12 noon 5 days a week, 5 Jan – 16thJan 2015
Class Presentation (team work) 30%, 4,000 word research paper 60%, Participation 10%
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