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U.S. Mexico Border Studies

Jen Church-Duran

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Jennifer Church-Duran
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Environmental & Health Issues

  • U.S.-Mexico Border 2020An EPA program emphasizing regional, bottom-up approaches for decision making, priority setting, and project implementation to address the environmental and public health problems in the border region.

Gov Information

  • ProQuest CongressionalIndexes Congressional materials from 1789-present. Includes bills, laws and pending legislation, legislative history, hearings, testimony, reports, documents, Congressional Record, and Congressional Research Service Reports.
  • Government Studies on ImmigrationProvides access to a large number of immigration reports (2002- ) from the Congressional Research Service, Government Accountability Office, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Legal Issues


  • Immigration StatisticsStatistical reports and publications from the Department of Homeland Security. Includes access to the annual Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (1996- ).

  • U.S. Census Data by SubjectsPoints to census data resources. Arranged alphabetically by subject (see especially: foreign born, immigration, international migration).

  • Statistical Abstract of the United StatesPresents federal statistics on a range of subjects. (Tip: rather than browsing the topical sections, try loading the pdf version and then search the index for relevant terms - e.g. foreign born population, immigrants. Numbers noted in the index are for table numbers, not page numbers.)

Research Centers

  • Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)Organization for research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States. Features news, articles, and publications as well as topics that reflect concerns of the U.S. government, such as terrorism and national security, population and the environment, and guest workers. Includes an Employer Sanctions Database