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Earl Gregg Swem Library

State to State Migration Flows: 2013

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/migration/files/acs/st-to-st/State_to_State_Migrations_Table_2013.xls

An excel data file which shows flows of migration from origin state to destination state for people who moved in 2013.  From the Census Bureau

 

Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/FederalHumanTraffickingStrategicPlan.pdf

The 5 year federal plan for aiding victims of human trafficking.  From the Department of Justice and other federal agencies

 

Asylum and Gang Violence

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Immigration/Migration,Latin America,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43716.pdf

 

Assesses the legal meaning of the term “refugee” as it applies to unaccompanied children arriving at the southwestern U.S. border who say they are fleeing persecution and gang violence in their home country.  Also considers how the plight of these children compares to the legal wording in the Immigration and Nationality Act.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Special Immigrant Juveniles: In Brief

Categories: Children,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Statistics

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43703.pdf

Explains the statutory basis of SIJ status and how it has evolved from 1990 legislation, provides statistics on the number of children who have applied for and received SIJ status since 2005, and concludes with a discussion of the eligibility of unaccompanied alien children for SIJ status.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Oversight of Unaccompanied Alien Children

Categories: Children,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

http://www.oig.dhs.gov/assets/pr/2014/Sig_Mem_Over_Unac_Alien_Child090214.pdf

One of a series of reports on the conditions of detention for alien children trying to enter the U.S. The report about observations from unannounced visits finds conditions improving.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Nonimmigrant Admissions to the United States: 2013

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

http://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/ois_ni_fr_2013.pdf

Provides information on the number of nonimmigrant admissions, the process they go through, why they came, and where they came from.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security

 

Immigration Policies and Issues on Health-Related Grounds for Exclusion

Categories: Health/Medical,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R40570.pdf

Reviews the diseases that are health-related reasons for excluding people from entering U.S., and port of entry procedures. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Asylum Policies for Unaccompanied Children Compared with Expedited Removal Policies for Unauthorized Adults: In Brief

Categories: Children,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43664.pdf

Focuses on how unaccompanied alien children are treated by U.S. authorities in comparison to unauthorized adults and families with children in the specific contexts of asylum and expedited removal.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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