Special Topics in Public Policy; US Immigration Policy: A Retrospective & Contemporary Review of Policy
Students will focus on studying the major eras of US immigration policy and will dive into understanding the various actors, reforms, policy tools and enforcement methods that have been implemented. The course consists of two modules. Module 1 dives into readings about immigration, immigrant policies, policy actors, and enforcement tools. Module 2 integrates social science methods for collecting and evaluating quantitative data to study the local implementation of immigration enforcement operations by learning the nuts and bolts of data collection, documentation, management and analysis.
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