Research in Immigration Policy

1. SLU Libraries - Access to Books and Magazine/Journal Articles

SLU Libraries Homepage  http://www.stlawu.edu/library/

For books and government documents - Use Odysseus or Encore, two versions of the library catalog

SLU Libraries New Sources http://www.stlawu.edu/library/databases/news-sources

Recommended database for articles - Academic Search Complete http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=a9h


2. U.S. Government Sources

SLU Libraries US Gov't Information  http://www.stlawu.edu/library/us-gov-information-selected-resources

Google .. limit to ".gov"  http://www.google.com/

 

3. Statistical Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States  ODY Reference  HA202 .A53x
http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

Office of Immigration Statistics  http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/immigration.shtm

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics  http://www.dhs.gov/files/statistics/publications/yearbook.shtm

U.S. Census Bureau: Foreign-Born Population  http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/foreign/index.html

Pew Hispanic Center; Immigration  http://www.pewhispanic.org/topics/immigration/

4. Immigration Policy; Research Foundations, etc.

Pew Hispanic Center  http://pewhispanic.org/

Federation for American Immigration Reform  http://www.fairus.org/

Heritage Foundation: Immigration  http://www.heritage.org/issues/immigration

Future of Freedom Foundation  http://fff.org/

Brookings Institute: Immigration Policy http://www.brookings.edu/topics/immigration.aspx

Urban Institute: Immigration http://www.urban.org/toolkit/issues/immigration.cfm/

Migration Policy Institute: Migration Information Source http://www.migrationinformation.org/

 

5. Researching a Law, Policy etc - some additional resources..

Popular names of Acts in the US Code http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/topn/

Public & Private laws FDsys (1995-2012) http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=PLAW

ProQuest Congressional http://web.lexis-nexis.com/congcomp

ProQuest Historical Newspapers http://search.proquest.com/?accountid=14076&selectids=1007272,1006744,1006442,1006151,1006466,1006360,1007155,1007154,1006359

 

6. Some Additional Sources

US Citizenship & Immigration Services  http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

Citizen and Immigration Canada  http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp

Dept of Immigration and Citizenship Australia  http://www.immi.gov.au/

 

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Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages (Cornell Libraries) http://www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/webcrit.html