Immigration Law

.Immigration Law – USA

Immigration Law

This section of the USCIS Website provides information and directions necessary to apply for lawful permanent residence (LPR), or “green cards”.

An overview of immigration law with links to key primary and secondary sources.

Since 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) has been dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of low income immigrants and their family members.

U.S. Department of Labor

White House comments and speeches about Immigration.

USCIS is responsible for the administration of immigration and naturalization adjudication functions and establishing immigration services policies and priorities.

Complete text of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act, Title 8 of the U.S. Code (8 USC)

Access to all of U.S. public use immigration forms.

Information on laws, regulations and interpretations controlling immigration and the work of the immigration-related bureaus of the Department of Homeland Security

Immigration Law – International

Treaty establishing the European Community, as amended, requires Member States to adopt Community legislation related to the status of aliens sub specie of the establishment of an area of freedom, security and justice.

EUR-Lex offers each month a file consisting in a list of documents related to a specific field of activity of the Union.

This guide directs readers to some of the key texts and resources available on the Web that can help shed light on, and provide a context for, many of the issues currently being deliberated in the refugee law arena.

The Border and Immigration Agency, an executive agency of the Home Office, is responsible for controlling our borders and managing immigration in the UK.

Migration is an issue of concern to virtually all countries around the world. The reports and resolutions discussed and adopted each year by the United Nations General Assembly reflect this fact.

National Regimes

For people who want to visit, work, study or live in Australia. Employers can find information about sponsoring skilled people to work in Australia

The Law nr. 6.815, promulgated on Aug. 19th. 1980, determined the conditions for foreigners to visit, immigrate to and stay living in Brazil.

The Department admits immigrants, foreign students, visitors and temporary workers who enhance Canada’s social and economic growth.

The staff of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption is committed to providing new immigrants with maximum assistance, support, and attention.

New Zealand welcomes new migrants – people who will contribute to our country by bringing valuable skills or qualifications, setting up a business, or making a financial investment. We also offer opportunities for family reunification by allowing residents and citizens to sponsor family members for residence.

Information on immigration categories, requirements and application procedures, and the answers to some frequently asked questions.

Associations Involved with Immigration Law

National association of over 10,000 attorneys and law professors who practice and teach immigration law.

The California Association of Immigration Consultants is a comprehensive service organization made up of businesses dedicated to educating, assisting, and supporting the immigrant community.

The Foundation is dedicated to increasing public understanding of immigration law and policy and the value of immigration to American society, and to advancing fundamental fairness and due process under the law for immigrants.

Publications for Immigration Law

The Georgetown Immigration Law Journal is the only student-edited law journal devoted exclusively to the study of immigration law.

Articles originally published in Immigrants’ Rights Update are organized by the hyperlinked index topics below. Within each index, the most recent articles are listed first.

The journal aims to stimulate research and thinking on refugee law and its development, taking account of the broadest range of State and international organization practice.

CMS publishes a journal, a newsletter, and various books and papers on migration, refugees, and ethnic groups.

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