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Electronic Resources for Legal Research
Electronic resources are not always the best place to begin your research, but electronic resources are an essential part of the research process. In many cases, electronic resources will link you to breaking news on your topic. The Law Library subscribes to many high-quality electronic resources and can provide guidance to locate the best, most authoritative free resources.
When you discover an electronic research resource by searching the World Wide Web, be sure to carefully evaluate it for accuracy and trustworthiness.
Searching for Resources on Immigration Law
Additional titles may be found by searching the Law Library Catalog with the following subject headings:
- Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States
- Asylum, Right of -- United States
- Emigration and immigration law -- United States
- Deportation -- United States
- Aliens -- United States
- Citizenship -- United States
When researching Immigration consider a variety of search terms:
- Emigration Law
- Immigration Law
- Political Refuges
Free Electronic Resources on Immigration Law
Free Electronic Resources to Primary Sources
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Federal Agency responsible for visa, naturalization, asylum and refugee services. Site provides forms, laws, regulations and news.
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges: Immigration Collection
Immigration Collection of the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals and Office of Administrative Law Judges
U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review
EOIR is separate from the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices in the DOJ Civil Rights Division and the Office of Immigration Litigation in the DOJ Civil Division. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings.
U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (Organizational Breakdown)
Organizational Breakdown of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). EOIR is responsible for adjudicating immigration cases.
U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (Statistics & Publications)
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) statistics, agency decisions, agency plans, manuals and instructions, reports and updates, as well as meeting notes.
U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review (Virtual Library)
This site serves as a complement to the Law Library and Immigration Research Center (LLIRC) located within the headquarters complex of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).
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