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Chicana & Chicano Studies (CHIC): FOCUS: Immigration

Subject guide for Chicana and Chicano Studies (CHIC)

Discipline-specific Databases for Immigration Issues

Your topic will dictate which of these discipline-specific databases would be good to use to find books, articles and book chapters on your topic. Select databases that are in the subject area of your topic. If there is not a database on this list that would include your topic, take a look at the subject guides in that subject area. If the full text is not available in the database you are using, use the "Find it" button to see if it we own a print copy or have access to the full text in another database.

Primary Source Resources for Immigration

Reports and Statistics -- Federal Governmental Organizations for immigration issues

Links to government organizations that provide research and statistics on immigration and immigrants.

Most Federal departments and agencies will have reports and statistics in their areas of coverage. Below are some examples from agencies in the Federal Government most likely to be helpful to those doing research on Chicanos and Latinos. You can also try searching, the U.S. Government Official Search engine, or the Federal Digital System (FDsys) from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) for more Federal reports and statistics.

Reports & Statistics -- NGOs

Examples of non-governmental organizations and databases that provide research and statistics on Chicanos and Latinos: