CIS is an independent think tank that looks at the impact of immigration on life in the United States. This website includes hundreds of articles and videos (that can be viewed online) to better understand immigration today and throughout modern history. Articles are easily searchable by subject area.
This timeline provides a comprehensive overview of immigration history from 1789-1930. Several pieces of information can be further explored through hyperlinks to primary source documents, articles, and other resources.
A free, online collection of contemporary, U.S. immigration reports, briefs, fact sheets, infographics, news and events. The Library hosts (with links to original sources) more than 1,500 U.S. immigration research reports with simple, straightforward abstracts drawn from respected universities and research institutes from across the country. This free Library is for anyone interested in U.S. immigration issues including students, researchers, journalists, educators, advocates, policymakers, direct-service providers, etc.
In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience presents a new interpretation of African-American history, one that focuses on the self-motivated activities of peoples of African descent to remake themselves and their worlds.
The Migration Policy Institute is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels.
Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.
The Pluralism Project at Harvard University documents how immigration impacts the religious landscape of the United States. Find research, teacher resources, and information about various religious beliefs on this site.
The Population Division collaborates with other members of the United Nations Network on Migration in supporting the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. The Division also produces estimates of the number of international migrants – the “migrant stock” – at the global, regional and national levels.