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Course Description

If you have ever traveled abroad, you will notice that it is much easier for Americans to enter other countries than vice-versa. This also means that there is a need for adequate legal representation for immigration issues in the United States. This course will cover relative-based immigrants, employment-based immigrants, nonimmigrants, American citizenship, inadmissibility and removal, refugees and asylum.

This certificate is comprised of three required courses and one elective:

  1. Immigration Law
  2. Employment Law
  3. Constituional Law
  4. Electives (please choose one):
    1. E-Discovery
    2. Legal Ethics
    3. Laws of Evidence; OR
    4. Advanced Legal Research

Notes

Graduates of the Duke Paralegal Certificate Program and Duke Paralegal Online Certificate Program are eligible to receive a $800 discount on each specialist certificate course. To take advantage of this discount, please register by calling the Duke Continuing Studies Registration Office at 1-866-338-3853.

Tuition must be paid in full before a student can start the program. Books are purchased separately and range between $45 and $160 per book. When registration is complete, the student will receive an email containing a username and password to the program's website, information on purchasing textbooks, and instructor and support contact information.

Prerequisites

A degree or certificate in paralegal studies is required OR a bachelor's or associate's degree in any field AND a minimum of three years work experience as a paralegal under the direct supervision of an attorney.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Immigration Law - Paralegal Specialist Certificate
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fees
Tuition non-credit $2,395.00
Section Notes

A degree or certificate in paralegal studies is required OR a bachelor's or associate's degree in any field AND a minimum of three years work experience as a paralegal under the direct supervision of an attorney.

Students have six months to complete this online course.

Please note that there are no refunds for online courses.