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Introduction to NZ immigration and refugee law, including citizenship, visas, refugee status, deportation and judicial review.
|Paper title||Immigration and Refugee Law|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$672.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,118.80|
- 96 LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(HONS)
- Teaching staff
Course materials available from the Faculty.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Understand the phenomenon of migration and forced migration and theories of immigration law and policy;
- Understand and explain the legal concepts of citizenship, visa, refugee status, protected person status and deportation;
- Understand and apply the provisions of the New Zealand Citizenship Act 1977 and the New Zealand Immigration Act 2009;
- Critically reflect on the relations between state interest and the human rights of individuals evident in immigration and refugee law and policy; and
- Design and execute a research project on NZ immigration and refugee law.