LML6002 - Australian Migration Law
LML6003 - Australia's Visa System 1
|1.||Cross-examine the key features of the migration legislative framework and visa structure of a number of common and civil law countries and review its implications to individuals and communities;|
|2.||Review and predict the future importance of migration law in light of internationalism and economic globalisation and professional responsibilities towards local and global communities;|
|3.||Advocate the relevant visa options and review and appeals mechanisms available to parties making migration applications for a number of different countries;|
|4.||Adapt knowledge of contemporary New Zealand migration legislation and policy including the Immigration Act 2009 and the Immigration (Visas, Entry Permission and Related Matters) Regulations 2010 and Immigration Adviser's Licensing Act 2007 to resolve complex immigration problems;|
|5.||Critically review and contextualise the Australian migration law framework and New Zealand migration law framework to interrogate cases from those jurisdictions; and|
|6.||Debate international comparative migration law issues in a scholarly and persuasive manner.|
|Essay||Research Essay evaluating the migration legislative framework between Australia and other countries (2,000 words)||30%|
|Assignment||Practical Exercise requiring students to demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand's migration legislation and policy (1,500 words)||20%|
|Assignment||Practical Exercise requiring students to prepare a submissions in support of migration applications in New Zealand (1,500 words)||20%|
Immigration and Refugee Law
Tennent, Doug (2010)
Butterworths Legislation Series (2014)
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