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SPANISH 204.08 – LATINX FOOTPRINTS IN THE TRIANGLE: Getting Started

U.S. Immigration - How the system works

How the United States Immigration System Works - Immigration 101 from the American Immigration Council

Inmigración en Estados Unidos: 7 gráficos - A series of graphics from the BBC with Spanish text.

Immigration Laws

Find Books in Spanish

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  1. GO TO THE DUKE LIBRARIES HOMEPAGE AND CLICK ON "BOOKS & MEDIA"
  2. FROM THE DROPDOWN MENU SELECT TO SEARCH BY "SUBJECT"
  3. SEARCH FOR THE TERM "IMMIGRATION" AND ANY OTHER KEYWORD SUCH AS THE NAME OF A COUNTRY
  4. WHEN THE RESULTS COME UP, SCROLL DOWN AND SELECT "SPANISH" UNDER "LANGUAGES"
  5. CRUISE THROUGH THE RESULTS

Here are some sample results for the SUBJECT

United States -- Emigration and immigration 

Central America immigration

Local Newspapers - In English & Spanish

For local news in Spanish see Que Pasa.

For Raleigh-Durham news in English see the database America’s News for The News & Observer and the Herald Sun

Also aee the database America’s News for Spanish language newspapers such as el Nuevo Herald

Government and Non-Government Websites

Non-governmental Organizations

  • Center for Immigration Studies -"The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization, providing information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States."
  • CLACSO - A leading Latin American think tank with many reports on immigration in Spanish & English
  • Immigration Equality - Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom.

Statistics

Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Pew Research Center - Pew Research Center conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. They do not take policy positions.
  • TRAC at Syracuse University - An independent data source with very detailed information on immigration courts and enforcement.

Government Organizations

  • Yearbook of Immigration Statistics / Department of Homeland Security - The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on those who were granted lawful permanent residence, were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis, applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration enforcement actions, including apprehensions, removals, and returns.
  • US Immigration & Customs Enforcement -  Data on criminal and civil enforcement of immigration laws.

Voices of Immigrants

Subject Guide

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Contact:
Room 228 Bostock
Box 90195
Duke University Libraries
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Databases with Journal Articles in Spanish

Adding languages to your Google Search

Change language
  1. Open your Google Account. You might need to sign in.
  2. Click Data & personalization.
  3. Scroll down to the General preferences for the web​ panel.
  4. Click Language.
  5. Select Edit .
  6. Choose your language from the dropdown box, and click Select.
  7. If you understand multiple languages, select Add another language.

Other Useful Guides

LANIC (Latin American Network Information Center) Guide on Immigration & Migration - NOTE: Content through 2015 only!

Latin American & Caribbean Studies Guide at Duke

Latino/a/x Studies Guide at Duke

Think Tanks on Immigration Policy Guide at Duke