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Immigrants and Refugees: U.S. Immigration Law

Topic Guide on Immigrants and Refugees - their plight, resources, and the laws around immigration
URL: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/immigrants

Overviews of U.S. Law

Regulations and Policies

Court Cases

List of court cases filed against Trump EOs

The following is a list of a few of the major cases brought in relation to the Trump travel ban.

Immigration Legislation - S. 3036 – Keep Families Together Act

Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 06/07/2018)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 06/07/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/3036; accessed June 18, 2018.

California Law

The landscape of California Laws is shifting each year. Refer to the updated sites like this one on DACA for more up-to-date coverage. 

Executive Actions

Obama Administration
Trump Administration
List of court cases filed against Trump EOs

Key Statutes

A selection of major legislation related to immigration.  It is not intended to be a complete list.

More Laws
Pending Legislation

Key agencies

State Law related to immigration and refugees

Non-profit Organizations - R. 5950/S.2937 – the HELP Separated Children Act

Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 05/23/2018)
Committees: Senate - Judiciary
Latest Action: Senate - 05/23/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/2937; accessed June 18, 2018.