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Asylum and Asylum Law
Amnesty International Annual Report
In addition to the annual report, AI produces other country or topic specific reports. The digital library search function is useful. The AI USA office web site is well organized and also offers easy access to older annual reports. The easiest way is to select a country and then look for links to previous years reports.
European Country of Origin Information Network - ECOI
This site compiles and provides access to recent country information specifically geared to asylum claims. Select a country and browse the documents or add additional search terms to narrow your results.
Immigration and Nationality Act
The Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, was created in 1952. Before the INA, a variety of statutes governed immigration law but were not organized in one location.
Migration Information Source - Asylum Data Tools
A hard data site with an interactive interface that can help you answer the questions: How many asylum seekers are there? Where are asylum seekers going? and Where are asylum seekers coming from?
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,
Refugee and Asylum Resources
Links to many Internet sites and includes a good list of available country condition reports.
Title 8 of the United States Code
These sections, relating to citizenship, were affected by the Nationality Act of 1940, former section 501 et seq. of this title. That act was passed on Oct. 14, 1940, to consolidate and restate the laws of the United States regarding citizenship, naturalization, and expatriation
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Much of the information on this web site has migrated to Refworld, but there are still some useful sources such as maps or research and evaluation. The advanced search function is a useful tool to search across multiple segments of the web site to access UNHCR documents, news stories, press releases, and other relevant material.