LEGAL RESEARCH IN IMMIGRATION LAW by ygs12945

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									                           LEGAL RESEARCH IN IMMIGRATION LAW

Legislative History Sources

For additional information on doing research on legislative history on immigration law go
to the law library website at
http://library.uchastings.edu/library/Legal%20Research/Class%20Pages/immigration.htm

• A Compilation of Messages and Papers of the Presidents
(Documents since 1993 are located at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/pubpaps/srchpaps.html
• Weekly Compilation of Presidential Document
• CIS Annual & CIS Congressional Universe (covers congressional documents from 1789 to the
present (available on campus through the intranet)
• Hard copies of committee reports are available from the 94th Congress to the present,
microfiche documents are available from the 23rd Congress to the present

• INA Legislative History and Related Document, Oscar Trelles & James Bailey
• Immigration and Nationality Acts Legislative History, James Bailey
• U.S. Code & Congressional and Administrative News

Congressional Record

Treatises

Immigration Law & Procedure, Charles Gordon, Stanley Mailman and Stephen Yale-Loehr
(Bender) [20 volumes]
Immigration Law Service, 2d Anna Marie Gallagher (West) [11 volumes]
Immigration Law & Defense (West)
Immigration Law & Crimes, Dan Kesselbrenner & Lory D. Rosenberg (West)
Immigration Law & Business, Austin T. Fragomen, Jr., Alfred J. Del Rey Jr. & Sam Bernsen

Periodicals

Interpreter Releases (West)
Immigration Briefings (West)
Immigration Business News & Comment (West)
Georgetown Immigration Law Journal

Statutes & Regulations

Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode08/usc_sup_01_8.html

Titles 8, 20 (parts 400-499, and 500-end), 22, 28, and 42 (parts 1-399) of the Code of Federal
Regulations - http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html
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Federal Register - http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/

List of proposed rules, notice, etc. appearing in the federal register
http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/component/main


Relevant Governmental Websites

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – http://www.uscis.gov
U.S. Customs and Border Protection – http://www.cbp.gov
Executive Office for Immigration Review - http://www.usdoj.gov/eoir/
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - http://www.ice.gov/index.htm
U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration -
http://ows.doleta.gov/foreign/
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs -
http://travel.state.gov/law/law_1734.html

Congressional website - http://thomas.loc.gov/


Policy Manuals

Operation Instructions – Combined manual for USCIS, CBP and ICE
Foreign Affairs Manual – U.S. Department of State
Technical Assistance Guide – U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training
Administration

Other Sources

Congressional Research Service Reports – JK1108 M255 (a useful guide to CRS Reports can be
located at http://www.llrx.com/features/crsreports.htm)

Lexis and Westlaw Legislative databases

http://library.uchastings.edu/library/Legal%20Research/Class%20Pages/legislation_lexis_westla
w.htm

								
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