Los Angeles Immigration Resources

Immigration Resources

  • Immigration Law: The objective of HG.org is to make law, government and related professional information easily and freely accessible to the legal profession, businesses, and consumers which offers resources and articles relation to immigration in the United States.
  • The White House – Executive Orders: President Trump has sought to shape immigration policy through a variety of Executive Orders, all of which compiled on this website.
  • United States Immigration – Wikipedia: This article reviews issues such as the environmental impacts as well as contemporary pop culture of immigration.
  • National Immigration Law Center: This website contains information and advice for low-income immigrants and their families. Visit the site’s multimedia page for audio clips and videos about immigration.
  • US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS): USCIS is the federal agency in charge of processing applications for legal status. Their website provides a great deal of useful content for anyone looking to file an application for immigration benefits.
  • US Department of Labor – Immigration Regulations: Immigration and employment law often intersect. This page contains links to opinions issued by administrative law judges in labor cases that raise immigration issues.
  • ProCon.org – Illegal Immigration Issues in America: A nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that provides well-sourced pro, con, and related research on more than 50 controversial issues, from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.
  • Federation for American Immigration Reform: FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of concerned individuals who believe that the immigration laws must be reformed to better serve the needs of current and future generations.

Immigration Law Organizations

  • American Immigration Council: The American Immigration Council (“Council”), established in 1987, works to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how America thinks about and acts towards immigrants and immigration.
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA): The American Immigration Lawyers Association, founded on October 14, 1946, is a voluntary bar association of over 13,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law.
  • Immigration Policy Center (IPC): The research and policy arm of the American Immigration Council,[1] a 501(c)(3) organization in the United States dedicated to promoting immigration to the United States and protecting the rights and privileges of immigrants in the United States.
  • International Exchange Center: The American Immigration Council sponsors intern and trainee programs at host organizations across the United States.
  • International Organization for Migration (IOM): Works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people.

US Immigration Law &  Policy

  • 1990 Immigration and Nationality Act: This legislation introduced the Diversity Visa Lottery Program. A short summary of the law and related links are available on this web page.
  • Immigration and Naturalization Law – Overview: The Legal Information Institute at Cornell University presents this discussion of immigration law. The article describes the evolution of the law from colonial times through the post-9/11 era.
  • The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA): Passed in 1952, the INA continues to represent the foundation for immigration law in the United States.
  • Brookings Institution: Immigration Policy: An American think tank on Think Tank Row in Washington, D.C.[1] One of Washington’s oldest think tanks, Brookings conducts research and education in the social sciences, primarily in economics, metropolitan policy, governance, foreign policy, and global economy and development.
  • A Guide on How Churches Can Help Undocumented Immigrants. This article provides suggestions on how churches and religious leaders can lend a hand of support to undocumented immigrants.
  • Activists Sue Over Trump’s Coronavirus Immigration Pause. Read the complain here.