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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Consisting of 22 federal programs and departments, search this site on issues relating to homeland security such as citizenship and immigration services, FEMA, and cyber security.
Congressional Budget Office: Immigration
Non-partisan reports on immigration issues, prepared for the U.S. Congress.
Department of Homeland Security: Immigration Enforcement
Provides an overview of the DHS's policies for immigration enforcement as well as executive orders on protecting the homeland
Homeland Security Digital Library
The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is the nation’s premier collection of documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.
Government Studies on Immigration
Provides access to a large number of immigration reports (2002- ) from the Congressional Research Service, Government Accountability Office, and the Department of Homeland Security.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Information about the 2012 immigration policy change related to deferred action for people who came to the U.S. as children.
Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR)
EOIR has responsibility for adjudicating immigration cases via court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings.
Immigration Law: A Beginner’s Guide
This guide from the Library of Congress points to critical legal resources related to immigration.
House Judiciary Committee: Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security
House committee responsible for immigration and citizenship laws and oversight.
White House: Immigration Issues
Information from the Trump White House on immigration issues.
Immigration Data & Statistics (DHS)
Data and statistics, collected by the Department of Homeland Security.
Foreign Born Statistics (Census Bureau)
Foreign Born Statistics compiled by the Census Bureau. Foreign Born is defined as "...anyone who is not a U.S. citizen at birth. This includes those who have become U.S. citizens through naturalization".
Annual ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations Report
Summarizes annual U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) activities
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
USCIS oversees lawful immigration to the United States. This resource contains information on obtaining U.S. citizenship and obtaining and renewing visas and green cards.
Educational Products to Study for the Citizenship Test
Provides a selection of videos, publications, practice tests, and multimedia resources.
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