UT Dallas 2019 Graduate Catalog

SOC6348 - Immigration Policy

SOC 6348 Immigration Policy (3 semester credit hours) This course examines immigration policy implemented in the main public institutions in the U.S. - governance (immigration law and constitutional rights), the economy (labor and the workforce), education (eligibility and financial support), and healthcare (eligibility and funding) - as policy relates to admission and citizenship, government services, regulation of immigrant labor, pursuit of education credentials, access to healthcare, and other issues. The course also examines the influence of race/ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, political ideology, and religion on the shaping and implementation of immigration policy. (3-0) R