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US Immigration at the US-Mexico Border

This is a guide of information and resources on the United States immigration policies and its effects particularly at the US-Mexico border.  This guide was created to support any curriculum at Syracuse University on Latin American Studies and US Immigration. Please see also a research guide, "Refugees: A Reading List" https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/refugeesbooksatbird by librarian Michael Pasqualoni, mjpasqua@syr.edu

Acknowledgement to Madeleine Ildefonso of the Los Angeles Public Library for compiling information on non-profit organizations, U.S. legislation, government agencies and general information on the issue of the US-Mexico immigration policies for the ALA Connect, Thursday, June 14, 2018.

If you have any suggestions for this research guide, please don't hesitate to contact libref@syr.edu

Suggested Books

March for US Immigrants - Photo

Image - 2013 March on Broadway for immigration reform - center of photo, marcher in green t-shirt with sign, " We are immigrants, not criminals".
Getty-Stock photo

Legislation

Government Information

Department of Homeland Security
Comment Line: 202-282-8495
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
tel.: (202) 401-1474
email: crcl@dhs.gov

Department of Justice
comment line: 202-353-1555

Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) (Health and Human Services Dept.)
ORR, Unaccompanied Alien Children
Helpline, ORR