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Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.

A comprehensive database of historical and current documents on immigration law and policy, including hearings, reports, decisions, and several immigration-related acts and legislative histories.







About Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.

The first comprehensive database of its kind in a fully searchable format, HeinOnline’s Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. compiles the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States.

View significant acts and their legislative histories, BIA Precedent Decisions, Supreme Court briefs, and government reports, as well as hundreds of books and scholarly articles related to immigration law and extradition. Also included in the database are the entirety of Title 8 (Aliens and Nationality) of the Code of Federal Regulations and the U.S. Code. Presented in HeinOnline’s user-friendly interface, multiple browse options and search tools allow users to easily research different aspects of immigration law and policy all in one place. 

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Acts and Legislative Histories

Discover all compiled legislative histories on immigration law. Easily browse acts and their legislative histories by title, public law number, or popular name.

Legislative histories in HeinOnline's Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.
Board of Immigration Appeals Precedent Decisions in HeinOnline's immigration database

Board of Immigration Appeals Precedent Decisions

Locate the most up-to-date opinions and decisions of the U.S. Department of Justice concerning U.S. immigration policy and practice. Search by decision number or browse by subject.

Government Reports

Find reports on immigration-related federal programs from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), as well as hundreds of related Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports.

Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S. featured GAO report

Law and Policy Titles

Access works spanning more than 200 years of law and policy, providing in-depth analyses and discussions that contextualize the evolution of immigration practice.

The CFR and U.S. Code

Utilize HeinOnline's comprehensive digital coverage of Title 8 (Aliens and Nationality) of both the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and U.S. Code.

Extradition Titles

Peruse more than a hundred titles relating to extradition (the act of handing over an accused criminal to another country's jurisdiction), available online and searchable for the first time.

Congressional Hearings

Discover more than a thousand Congressional hearings and debates relating to immigration issues such as employment, criminal justice, status of refugees, and more.

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