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Research Support for Boston College Law School's Center for Experiential Learning

Describes research sources and services for students and faculty involved with Boston College Law School's Center for Experiential Learning.

Immigration Law Bibliography

Compiled by Karen Breda, Immigration Law Specialist Librarian. 

Boston Immigration Court

The Executive Office of Immigration Review maintains a webpage on the Boston Immigration Court, including the clerk's office telephone and hours of operation, mailing address, driving and public transportation directions, courtroom etiquette, EOIR e-registration instructions, forms, contact information for legal aid organizations in MA & RI, the automated case status hotline and much more. 

Board of Immigration Appeals

Regulations Governing Professional Conduct and Practice before the BIA and Immigration Courts

EOIR has promulgated licensing and registration requirements and its own disciplinary rules and procedures for practice before the BIA and the Immigration Courts.

EOIR's Virtual Law Library

The EOIR maintains the Virtual Law Library, with I & N Decisions dating from 1955, subject indexes to the precedent BIA decisions, OCAHO decisions, DHS decisions, AAO, decisions, INS decisions and attorney disclipinary decisions, country conditions research, temporary protected status notices and an archive of the Immigration Law Advisor newsletter.

Immigration Practice Guides

Immigration Law Current Awareness

Family Immigration Resources

Asylum Law Resources

Criminal Law and Immigration Resources


AILALink is the American Immigration Lawyers Association's legal research platform.  It includes the INA, immigration regulations, federal immigration cases, immigration agency decisions, other immigration agency materials and many essential immigration secondary sources, such as Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook.

Useful Online Guides