Immigration is at the front of the United States' social discourse. Being that the United States is largely populated by immigrants and ancestors of immigrants, the issue of Immigrants and Immigrants' rights are quite controversial. Since there are so many news stories about Immigration being published everyday, the widget to the right provides links to the latest news articles from Major World Publications inside of LexisNexis. Updates to this widget are in real time, so you may reload this page and see a new story pop up. These stories will not direct you to the articles inside LexisNexis Academic, but rather, are a part of the LexisNexis News publisher feed.
To find news stories in Academic, the best way to search is to use the index. Start on the PowerSearch form. Then, click the link to add index terms. The following terms may be very helpful in your search:
If you are looking for a more specific source to search, try these subscriber links to sources within Academic. You will not be able to access the links if you are not on campus or signed into the LexisNexis Academic service:Federal Immigration Cases searches all United States federal immigration cases.
Research This Topic in LexisNexis Congressional
LexisNexis Congressional provides fast and easy access to information produced by the U.S. Congress on a variety of topics. Here are some examples of search terms to use to find immigration-related documents.
- Foreign relations
- Passports and visas
LexisNexis UPA CollectionsInvestigations made by Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) agents are one source for studying immigration to the United States. Archival materials available in microfilm from LexisNexis allow researchers to study the large influx of immigrants to the United States in the early twentieth century. The links below lead to the user guides for to the microfilm editions of the INS Subject Correspondence Files. These files are the central correspondence files of the Bureau of Immigration, the predecessor of the INS.
The links below are for guides to the microfilm edition of
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files