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Administrative Law Research: Immigration Concentration Class Site

Week 6 Objectives

The objectives for Week 6 are for students to:

Control of Federal Agencies

  • Understand the ways that all three branches of government exert some control over federal agencies
  • Understand the purpose of presidential directives (executive orders, presidential memoranda, and presidential proclamations) and how to find them
  • Understand the purpose of agency directives (various directives and memos) and how to find them

Regulatory Tracking

  • Understand the purpose of tracking regulatory developments and effectively use a variety of sources to track them
  • Understand how to participate in the federal regulatory process by commenting on proposed regulations through regulations.gov
  • Understand how to make a FOIA request