Course Description

Learn about working as a paralegal for an immigration attorney, governmental agency, or business. This course will cover the history of immigration laws; governmental agencies involved in immigration cases; types of immigration cases, forms and procedures; interviewing clients in immigration cases and important issues; gathering important documents for different immigration processes; online research and immigration forms systems. Governmental and private bar guest speakers will be invited.

This course is part of the Paralegal Studies Program. You must apply and be accepted into the program in order to enroll in this course.

For more information about this course, contact Alanna Clanton at (225) 578-6760.


This is an elective course in the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program. Students must have successfully completed the four core courses of the program in order to enroll in this course.

Principles of Paralegal Studies, Legal Research, Legal Case Analysis, and Civil Litigation I


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