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Immigration Law Information and Assistance: Deferred Action Program

Collection of online resources providing immigration law information & assistance, including laws, federal agencies, U.S., International, region- and subject-specific organizations, agencies, and institutes.

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This page of the guide supplements information already available in our immigration law guides.

This page compiles general immigration law resources available at Pace with emphasis on Deferred Action Program. Resources are available in print, via electronic databases, or online for free. 

Relevant Subject Headings

Alien detention centers
Border Security -- United States
Emigration and Immigration -- Government Policy
Illegal aliens
Immigration Detention
Immigration Enforcement -- United States
Immigration --
Immigrants -- Economic Conditions
Immigrations --
Legal Assistance to Immigrants
United States Emigration and Immigration History

Selected Print Resources

Search Pace catalog for immigration related resources within the law library results

Selected Items

Finding Books Not in the Law Library

Books from other Pace libraries (Mortola or Birnbaum)

  • Click REQUEST, and log in with your name and bar code, then
  • Choose a pickup location, add special instructions, and click submit.
  • Bar codes are available at the circulation desk in the Law Library

Books via ConnectNY

  • Click the ConnectNY link to search for books in ConnectNY consortium libraries. 
  • Fill in your name, bar code, choose a pickup location, and click submit.

Books in other libraries--use interlibrary loan

  • Set up an ILLiad account using your Pace email address.
  • You can submit ILL requests for books and articles, and check on the status of your requests.


US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Consult Immigration Law Information and Assistance Guide: Federal Agencies for information about other federal agencies are listed.

Furhter, Consult the Immigration Law and Immigration Law Information and Assistance guides for additional immigration law related information. 

Related USCIS Forms:


Selected Articles

Find Periodicals

According to Rule 16 of the Bluebook, periodicals include articles in:

  • Consecutively paginated journals;
  • Nonconsecutively paginated journals/magazines;
  • Newspapers, both print and online; 
  • Student-written law review notes and comments;
  • Book reviews;
  • Symposia;
  • Specially designated articles in consecutively paginated journals; or
  • Noncommercially distributed newsletters

Search Print & E-Journals and Library Catalog for title of a journal or law review. Use the library's Interlibrary Loan service to request an article not available in Pace collection.

LexisNexis Public Access

LexisNexis Public Access is available on one of the public access computers located on the main (third level) floor of the library. These computers do not require log in and a shortcut to Lexis Public Access is on the desktop. 

Lexis Public Access subscription includes:

Federal and state case law
Federal and state legislation
Federal and state regulations
Selection of secondary sources

Access immigration law related resources:

Legal > Area of Law - by Topic > Immigration

Federal Immigration Cases
Federal Immigration Cases and Agency Decisions
USCS - Immigration - Titles 8, 18, 29, 42
CFR - Immigration Titles
Arizona's Immigration Law - SB 1070
Federal Immigration Agencies Decisions
Immigration Precedent Decisions
Imigration Non-Precedent Decisions - BIA, AAO/AAU
Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals Decisions
Moore's Federal Practice - Civil
Emerging Issues >
   Arizona's Immigration Law SB 1070
   Immigration state laws pending