Immigration Law Resources
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
USCIS - The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is the sub-agency of the Department of Homeland Security that grants benefits to foreign nationals and supervises the admission of foreign nationals to the United States.
The U.S. CIS website contains valuable information, including copies of immigration forms, a complete listing of current immigration laws, and study materials for the naturalization examination.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
USICE - The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the agency charged with enforcing the United States’ immigration laws.
The U.S. ICE website provides general information about ICE detention facilities and detainees. The website further provides information about investigations, national security, and enforcement and removal.
U.S. Department of State
Dept of State - The U.S. Department of State oversees all of the United States embassies and consulates throughout the world. The embassies and consulates are empowered to issue all immigrant and non-immigrant visas in the world.
The State Department website contains information including the foreign affairs manual, and links to individual Embassy websites that describe specific requirements for visa issuance.
U.S. Department of Labor
Dept of Labor - The U.S. Department of Labor administers the country’s permanent employment certification program. The DOL website provides information about recruitment requirements for permanent employment certification, and allows an employer to file the PERM application online.
Executive Office for Immigration Review
EOIR - The Immigration Court conducts immigration removal hearings, and appellate reviews. The EOIR website provides a copy of the immigration judge benchbook, which is a starting point for immigration court review of benefit applications. The website also contains a virtual law library where one can review published cases from the Board of Immigration Appeals.