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USEFUL LINKS
Law Associations

1. American Bar Association (ABA) : http://www.abanet.org
2. Immigration & Naturalization Committee of the Section of International Law :
http://www.abanet.org/dch/committee.cfm?com=IC925000
3. Commission on Immigration :
http://www.abanet.org/publicserv/immigration/home.html
4. ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct :
http://www.abanet.org/cpr/mrpc/mrpc_home.html
5. American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) : http://www.aila.org/infonet
6. American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of
America) : http://www.justice.org
7. The American Society of International Law: http://www.asil.org
8. Hispanic National Bar Association : http://www.hnba.com
9. Inter-Pacific Bar Association : http://www.ipba.org
10. National Bar Association : http://www.nationalbar.org
11. National Federation of Paralegal Associations : http://www.paralegals.org
12. National Lawyer’s Guild : http://www.nlg.org
13. National Immigration Project of the NLG : http://www.NationalImmigrationProject.org

Statutes & Codes

1. Bills & Public Laws (Library of Congress "Thomas" site) : http://thomas.loc.gov
2. Cornell University’s Legal Information Institute : http://www.law.cornell.edu
3. Government Printing Office (GPO) : http://www.gpoaccess.gov/index.html
4. CFR : http://www.gpoaccess.gov/cfr/index.html
5. e-CFR [beta test site] : http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/textidx?c=ecfr&tpl=%2Findex.tpl
6. GPO's Public & Private Laws : http://www.gpoaccess.gov/plaws/index.html
7. Federal Register : http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
8. U.S. Code : http://uscode.house.gov |  http://www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/index.html

Federal Courts

1. US Courts

2. US Supreme Court
2.  Cornell Law Collection
3. FindLaw.com's Supreme Court page
4. U.S. Courts of Appeals & District Courts : http://www.uscourts.gov/links.html
5. See also Cornell's Legal Information Institute : (http://www.law.cornell.edu/federal/opinions.html) for links to alternative
sites for circuit court decisions, as well as links to other courts.

Other Judicial Information

6. Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts : http://www.uscourts.gov/adminoff.html
7. Federal district court civil trials database : http://teddy.law.cornell.edu:8090/questtr2.htm
8. Federal courts finder (from Emory Law School law library) : http://www.law.emory.edu/cms/site/index.php?id=3006
9. Federal Judicial Center : http://www.fjc.gov
10. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure : http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/
11. Federal Rules of Evidence : http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/fre
12. Institute for Court Management : http://www.ncsconline.org/D_Icm/icmindex.html
13. U.S. Sentencing Commission : http://www.ussc.gov

International Sites & Resources

Foreign Consulates & Embassies
Embassies : http://www.embassy.org
Foreign Consulates : http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/a0004582.html

International Organizations
Bank for International Settlements : http://www.bis.org
Council of Europe : http://www.coe.int/DefaultEN.asp
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) : http://www.eff.org
European Union (EU) : http://europa.eu/index_en.htm
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) : http://www.iadb.org
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) : http://www.icrc.org
Coalition for the International Criminal Cour t: http://www.iccnow.org
International Labour Organization (ILO) : http://www.ilo.org
International Maritime Organization (IMO) : http://www.imo.org
International Monetary Fund (IMF) : http://www.imf.org
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) : http://www.nato.int
Organization of American States (OAS) : http://www.oas.org
Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) : http://www.oecd.org
Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) : http://www.paho.org
World Bank (IBRD/IDA) : http://www.worldbank.org
World Health Organization (WHO) : http://www.who.int
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) : http://www.wipo.int/portal/index.html.en

United Nations System
United Nations : http://www.un.org
International Court of Justice : http://www.icj-cij.org
International Law : http://www.un.org/law
United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) : http://www.unesco.org
U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) : http://www.unicef.org
U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) : http://www.undp.org
U.N. Environmental Programme (UNEP) : http://www.unep.org
U.N. High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) : http://www.unhcr.org

Immigration Policy & Research Sites
Research--Immigration & Migration Policy Sites
Alexis de Tocqueville Institution : http://www.adti.net/
Americans for Better Borders (U.S. Chamber of Commerce) : http://www.uschamber.org/coalitions/abb/default
Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs : http://www.afop.org
Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) [Restrictionists] : http://www.cis.org
Center for Migration Studies of New York : http://www.cmsny.org
Center for World Indigenous Studies : http://www.cwis.org
European Research Centre on Migration & Ethnic Relations : http://www.ercomer.org
Expedited Removal Study--University of California’s Hastings College of the Law : http://w3.uchastings.edu/ers/
Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) [Restrictionists] : http://www.fairus.org
Forced Migration Projects : http://www.forcedmigration.org/
Migration Policy Group (MPG) : http://www.migpolgroup.com
Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Data Hub : http://www.migrationinformation.org/datahub
Refugee Studies Centre : http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/
U.S.-Mexico Border Health Association : http://www.usmbha.org
University of California Migration Dialogue : http://migration.ucdavis.edu
Urban Institute--Population Studies Center : http://www.urban.org/center/lhp/index.cfm
World Organization Against Torture : http://www.omct.org

Groups--Immigrant, Migrant, & Refugee Rights
American Immigration Law Foundation : http://www.ailf.org
Americans for Legal Reform : http://www.halt.org
ACLU Immigrant Rights : http://www.aclu.org/immigrants/index.html
Battered Immigrant Women’s Rights Project : http://endabuse.org/programs/immigrant/
Cuban American National Council, Inc. : http://www.cnc.org
European Council on Refugees & Exiles (ECRE) : http://www.ecre.org
European Research Centre on Migration & Ethnic Relations : http://www.ercomer.org
Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association : http://www.imaa.net
International Center for Migration, Ethnicity & Citizenship (ICMEC) : http://www.newschool.edu/icmec/
International Organization for Migration : http://www.iom.int
International Rescue Committee : http://www.theirc.org/
Iranian Refugees Alliance, Inc. : http://www.irainc.org
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV-positive immigration rights : http://www.immigrationequality.org
Massachusetts Immigrant Health Access Coalition : http://hcfa.org/
MiCasa-SuCasa : http://www.ilw.com/micasa/home.htm
NAFSA: Association of International Educators : http://www.nafsa.org
National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc. : http://www.ncfh.org
National Immigration Forum : http://www.immigrationforum.org
National Immigration Project of the National Lawyer’s Guild : http://www.NationalImmigrationProject.org
National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights : http://www.nnirr.org
New America Alliance : http://www.naaonline.org
New York State Defenders Association Criminal Defense Immigration Project : http://www.nysda.org/NYSDA_Resources/nysda_resources.html#ImmigrationProject
Refugees International : http://www.refintl.org
Rural Opportunities, Inc. : http://www.ruralinc.org/index2.html
Sweatshop Watch : http://www.sweatshopwatch.org
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) : http://www.unhcr.org/
United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants : http://www.refugees.org
National Network for Immigrant & Refugee Rights : http://www.nnirr.org/immigration/immigration_map.html
Women’s Commission for Refugee Women & Children : http://www.womenscommission.org/

Groups--Civil Rights, Equal Justice, & Related
Alliance for Justice : http://www.afj.org
American Civil Liberties Union : http://www.aclu.org
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) : http://www.afsc.org
Amnesty International : http://www.amnesty.org
Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law : http://www.centerforhumanrights.org
Citizens Commission on Civil Rights : http://www.cccr.org
Justice at Stake Campaign : http://www.faircourts.org
Equal Rights Advocates : http://www.equalrights.org
Freedom House : http://www.freedomhouse.org
Institute for Civil Justice--RAND : http://www.rand.org/icj
Institute for Justice : http://www.instituteforjustice.org
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights : http://www.civilrights.org
League of United Latin American Citizens : http://www.lulac.org
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) : http://www.naacp.org
National Equal Justice Library : https://proxy.wcl.american.edu/login
National Health Law Program, Inc. : http://www.healthlaw.org
National Urban League : http://www.nul.org
Open Society Institute : http://www.soros.org/
The Sentencing Project : http://www.sentencingproject.org
Public Justice (formerly Trial Lawyers for Public Justice) : http://www.tlpj.org

Asylum, Human Rights, & Refugee Sites & Resources
Asylum & Country Condition Reports

Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, USA 
Center for International & European Law on Immigration & Asylum
Come Back Alive : http://comebackalive.com/site3.php?page_id=7
INCORE, Conflict Data Service : http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/services/cds/countries/
United Nations High Commission for Refugees : http://www.unhcr.org/
World Bank : http://www.worldbank.org
World Factbook (CIA) : https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Human Rights Sites & Resources
Human Rights Search Engine : http://www.hurisearch.org
African Human Rights Resource Center : http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/index.html
Amnesty International : http://www.amnesty.org
Asylumlaw.org : http://www.asylumlaw.org
Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law : http://www.centerforhumanrights.org
Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) : http://www.cvt.org
Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS)--Fourth World Documentation Project : http://www.cwis.org
Child Rights Information Network : http://www.crin.org
Cultural Survival : http://www.cs.org
Derechos Human Rights : http://www.derechos.org/human-rights
Detained Torture Survivor Legal Support Network : http://www.lirs.org/What/programs/torturesurvivor.htm
DIANA--International Human Rights Database : http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/diana/index.html
European Research Centre on Migration & Ethnic Relations : http://www.ercomer.org
European Court of Human Rights : http://www.echr.coe.int
Human Rights Interactive Network : http://www.Webcom.com/hrin/welcome.html
Human Rights Internet : http://www.hri.ca
Human Rights Resource Center : http://www.hrusa.org
Human Rights Watch : http://www.hrw.org
Human Rights Web: http://www.hrWeb.org
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (OAS) : http://www.cidh.org/
Inter-American Court of Human Rights (OAS) : http://www.corteidh.or.cr/
International Centre for Human Rights & Democratic Development : http://www.ichrdd.ca
International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission : http://www.iglhrc.org
International Red Cross : http://www.icrc.org
Human rights documents, Kresge Law Library, University of Notre Dame Law School : http://www.nd.edu/~lawlib/find/human_rights.html
Human Rights First (formerly the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights) : http://www.humanrightsfirst.org
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights : http://www.mnadvocates.org
OneWorld Online : http://us.oneworld.net
Partners in Human Rights Education : http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/education/pihre
Peace Brigades International : http://www.peacebrigades.org
Physicians for Human Rights : http://physiciansforhumanrights.org
Project Disappeared : http://www.desaparecidos.org
ReliefWeb : http://www.reliefWeb.int
Survival International : http://www.survival-international.org
Survivors of Torture, International : http://www.notorture.org/
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) : http://www.unhcr.org
U.S. Dept. of State Human Rights Reports : http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/
Universal Declaration of Human Rights : http://www.unhchr.ch/udhr/index.htm
Witness Program : http://www.witness.org
Women’s Human Rights Resources : http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/diana

Labor Certifications, PrevailingWages, & Occupational Data
Government & Regulatory Information
Analyst Resource Center : http://www.almisdb.org/
Interstate Conference of Employment Security Agencies (ICESA) : http://www.icesa.org
LCA Processing Times : http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/times.cfm
Labor Market Information Training Institute : http://www.lmi-net.org
O*NET : http://www.onetcenter.org | http://www.doleta.gov/programs/onet/
Standard Occupational Classification System : http://www.bls.gov/soc/
Occupation profiles, America's Career InfoNet : http://www.acinet.org/acinet/occ_rep.asp

Independent Wage & Occupational Surveys
Abbot, Langer & Associates : http://www.abbott-langer.com
Bay Area Compensation Association : http://www.baca-online.org
College & University Professional Association for Human Resources : http://www.cupahr.org
DataMasters (Computer Industry) : http://www.datamasters.com/
Economic Research Institute : http://www.erieri.com/
HomeFair.Com International Salary Calculator : http://www.homefair.com/find_a_place/calculators/salarycalc
JobStar Central : http://jobsmart.org/tools/salary/sal-prof.htm
KForce Professional Staffing Salary Wizard : http://www.kforce.com/SiteMap.aspx
SalariesReview.com : http://www.salariesreview.com
Watson Wyatt Worldwise : http://www.watsonwyatt.com

Ethnic & Cultural Organizations
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee : http://www.adc.org
Asian Community Online Network (ACON) : http://www.acon.org
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations : http://www.aapcho.org
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership : http://www.capal.org/
Indian American Center for Political Awareness : http://www.iacfpa.org
Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association : http://www.imaa.net
Japanese American Citizens League : http://www.jacl.org
League of United Latin American Citizens : http://www.lulac.org
Asian American Justice Center: http://www.advancingequality.org
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development : http://www.nationalcapacd.org
National Council of Churches of Christ in U.S.A. : http://www.ncccusa.org
National Council of La Raza : http://www.nclr.org
National Federation of Filipino American Associations : http://www.naffaa.org
National Italian American Foundation : http://www.niaf.org
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) : http://www.nakasec.org
Organization of Chinese Americans : http://www.ocanatl.org
Simon Wiesenthal Center : http://www.wiesenthal.com
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center : http://www.searac.org

 

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