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Immigration Law Resources: Immigration Legislation

This web guide brings together both print and electronic resources that are helpful in conducting immigration law research.

Current Legislation

Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009. (H.R. 4321)
Bill Summary & Status

DREAM Act of 2009 (S. 729)
Bill Summary & Status

DREAM Act of 2011
House Version & Senate Version


Legislative History

Search the Library of Congress Thomas website:

Thomas contains Congressional Bills in full-text back to 1990, the 101st Congress. Searches by either bill number, sponsor, or full-text.

Search the HeinOnline database:

HeinOnline's US Congressional Documents library contains full-text Congressional Record scans back to 1873 that can be keyword searched with boolean operators