Lecturer in Immigration Law for a New America

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Lecturer in Law - Immigration Law for a New America

Gould School of Law Faculty Los Angeles, California

USC Gould School of Law is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate law class, Immigration Law for a New America, for the Fall 2021 semester, from August 23 to December, 2021 (final exam period from December 8 to 15). The class is scheduled to be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00AM to 11:50AM.  

Candidates should have strong legal professional backgrounds, preferably with teaching experience. The course will be taught exclusively to enrolled undergraduate students.

This course examines the structure of immigration laws that are currently enforced, the policies that immigration laws seek to advance, as well as the role the government plays in expanding or limiting immigration rights. Students will discuss the future of immigration reform as it relates to the competing goals and the role of international law. The course will examine the benefits and costs of immigration, the rights of undocumented immigrants, and the role of sanctuary cities.  Immigration Law for a New America is a four-unit required course for undergraduate students in the Law and Migration Studies Minor. It is also an elective option for the Legal Studies Minor.

This class may be postponed to a later semester if there are fewer than 6 students enrolled.

Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity, and access are of central importance to the Gould School of Law. Gould holds a unique position in society, and within the university, as every aspect of these principles is influenced by and can be protected through legal rules and institutions. At Gould, we are proudly committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity, to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity to realize their full potential as individuals and members of society.