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Immigration Law

A guide to help researchers begin finding primary law and secondary sources on Immigration law

Getting Started

This guide is intended to help an NSU College of Law student with their research into Immigration Law issues. This guide will focus on providing online resources that will help you get an understanding of immigration law, and help you in your research.

Because there is constant development on this topic, Lexis and Westlaw have dedicated Practice Area pages for Immigration law. These are linked below.


If you are having trouble getting started finding a topic, below are some recent hot topics to help you get started. 

  • Birthright Citizenship 
  • Immigration Raids
  • Family Based Immigration
  • Employment Based Immigration
  • Immigration Reform 
  • DACA
  • Child Status Protection Act
  • Asylum

Selected topics from the American Immigration Council.

Last Updated March 8, 2021