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Immigration Law Research

Recommended research strategies and sources for immigration law.

Overview of Immigration Law Research Guide

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Immigration Law Resources

This research guide focuses on legal resources that may be useful for individuals researching in the area of immigration law. It highlights federal statutory and regulatory law and provides access to primary law materials in a variety of ways (both free/online and via subscription databases). It also provides direct links to a variety of federal agencies responsible for implementing federal immigration law. Finally, it provides access to multiple secondary source materials that provide overviews of immigration law issues and allow researchers to stay updated on recent legal developments and news.


This research guide is organized into the following sections, each with various subsections: