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Article Database: Use key databases to find new and old journal articles.
Statistics: Many statistics are available in government publications and can provide supportive research.
Immigration Reform: Provides useful websites and resources regarding past and present reform efforts.
Policies & Laws: Federal and state laws affect immigration and their research. Keep up to date with laws that may affect you or others.
PAIS Index This link opens in a new window
Index to public policy, social policy, and social science documents from journals, books, government publications and other resources.
Ethnic NewsWatch This link opens in a new window
Ethnic NewsWatch is a current resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. The complete collection also includes the module Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989. Together, these resources provide access to a full-text collection of more than 2.5 million articles from over 340 publications, including articles from major scholarly journals on ethnic studies.
Chicano Database This link opens in a new window
Contains citations from "The Chicano Periodical Index"; "The Chicano Index"; "Arte Chicano: An Annotated Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965 -1981; Chicana Studies Index; and "The Chicano Anthology Index." Limited to 5 simultaneous users, please log out when finished.
Homeland Security: Immigration Statistics
The Office of Immigration Statistics serves a decision-support function by producing annual core reports on immigrants by legal status and by conducting quantitative studies and research on immigration.
Steaming Videos: Examples
Immigration: Who Has Access to the American Dream?
To most Americans, the debate over immigration policy remains an abstraction in the headlines. But for new immigrants, such policy dictates the terms of their survival in a new society. This program examines the hard-core questions surrounding current U.S. immigration. How many should we allow in? Who, if anyone, should receive preferential treatment? How should illegal immigration be handled? All of the issues are examined through the eyes of those seeking entry, and the organizations assisting them. Those interviewed include an immigration judge, an immigrant from Kenya, and the owner of a New York City deli from Korea.
Are wealthy countries morally bound to welcome refugees with open arms? Professor Sandel goes in search of answers along with Carolien Borgers, Philip Huff and Hajar Alariachi.
America, Nation of Immigrants
Here in America, the debate around immigration is getting louder and more polarised. Some people think we should close our borders to almost everyone, whereas others believe that shutting out the world is hypocritical because America has always been a nation of immigrants. In this video, let's talk all about that while providing some additional insight along the way.
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