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Research in Immigration Policy

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

SLU Libraries Homepage

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

SLU Libraries New Sources

Recommended database for articles - Academic Search Complete,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=a9h

2. U.S. Government Sources

SLU Libraries US Gov't Information

Google .. limit to ".gov"


3. Statistical Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States  ODY Reference  HA202 .A53x

Office of Immigration Statistics

Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau: Foreign-Born Population

Pew Hispanic Center; Immigration

4. Immigration Policy; Research Foundations, etc.

Pew Hispanic Center

Federation for American Immigration Reform

Heritage Foundation: Immigration

Future of Freedom Foundation

Brookings Institute: Immigration Policy

Urban Institute: Immigration

Migration Policy Institute: Migration Information Source


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

Popular names of Acts in the US Code

Public & Private laws FDsys (1995-2012)

ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Historical Newspapers,1006744,1006442,1006151,1006466,1006360,1007155,1007154,1006359


6. Some Additional Sources

US Citizenship & Immigration Services

Citizen and Immigration Canada

Dept of Immigration and Citizenship Australia



Five Criteria for Evaluating Web Pages (Cornell Libraries)