The Government Resources Tab (a drop-down tab from Primary Sources) on this Guide
The Legal Material Page on the Latin American Studies Research Guide
LInks to Information on Migration and Refugees emphasizing and examining the situation from a human rights angle
UCSD's Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) is dedicated to high quality academic scholarship and policy-oriented research on all aspects related to international migration. It is the only academic center in the United States specializing in international migration from a broad geographical as well as interdisciplinary perspective, devoting substantial attention to migrant-sending and receiving countries in North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. The Center coordinates educational programs involving field research, sponsors visiting scholars, and offers a lecture series on themes relevant to the center’s scope.
UC Hastings College of the Law Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
Demographic research and analysis extracted from the 1990, 2000, and 2010 Censuses, the American Community Survey, various years of the Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement, and migration (which describes movements within the same country or state) and immigration (which describes movements between countries)
See also the Legal Information Tab/Page on this guide.
Please note that because the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security are Executive Federal Agencies, Regulatory Law (found in the Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register) play an important role in shaping immigration policy. As indicated in the box to the right, these can be accessed in Hein Online as well as the open access government links indicated here.
In addition, the linked essay may be helpful to understand current (2018-) Logistics and Realities of Regulatory Reforms to Deter Immigrants from Soliciting and Securing Asylum (focused on Central American migrants, but applicable individuals and groups representing other ethnicities and nationalities)