Compiled by: A. Jusino
Books, government documents,
periodicals, and media materials on immigration may be found listed
in the Libraries'
catalog by keyword or subject heading searches using
"immigration." Materials listed here represent items on both the
Queens and Staten Island campuses. Those available only on the
Queens campus have been marked with an asterisk (*).
The following items are representative samples from the Libraries'
This is a selective list of books that can be checked out from the
Queens and/or Staten Island Libraries.
tapestry: baseline for the new millenium.Edited by James W. Hughes and Joseph J. Seneca.
New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, ) 1999. (HB3505
Borjas, George J. Heaven's door: immigration policy and the
American economy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University
Press, ) 1999. (JV6471 .B675 1999)
Chavez, Leo R. Covering immigration: popular images and the
politics of the nation. Berkeley, CA: University of
California Press, ) 2001. (JV6455 .C44 2001)*
Dinnerstein, Leonard and David M. Reimers. Ethnic
Americans: a history of immigration. New York: Columbia
University Press, ) 1999. (E184 .A1D48 1999)
Fernandez, Ronald. America's banquet of cultures:
harnessing ethnicity, race, and immigration in the twenty–first
century. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2000. (E184 .A1 F474
Fetzer, Joel S. Public attitudes toward immigration in the
United States, France and Germany. Cambridge, New York:
Cambridge University Press, 2000. (JV6455 .F47 2000)*
Flanders, Stephen A. Atlas of American migration.
New York: Facts on File, 1998. (G1201 .E27 F5 1998)*
Issues in the economics of immigration. Edited by
George J. Borjas. Chicage: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
(JV6217 .I77 2000)*
King, Desmond S. Making Americans: immigration, race, and
the origins of the diverse democracy. Cambridge, Mass.:
Harvard University Press, 2000. (JV6483 .K54 2000)*
Portes, Alejandro and Ruben G. Rumbaut. Immigrant America:
a portrait. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press,
1990,1996. (JV6450 .P67)
Reimers, David M. Unwelcome strangers: American identity
and the turn against immigration. New York: Columbia
University Press, ) 1998. (JV6483 .R45 1998)
This is a selective list of books
that are located in the Reference section of the Queens and/or
Staten Island Libraries. These materials are forin–library use only.
Buenker, John D. Immigration and ethnicity: a guide to
information sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., ) 1977.
(Ref. Z7165 .U5 B83)*
Dictionary of American immigration history. Edited
by Francesco Cordasco. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1990. (Ref.
JV6450 .D53 1990)
Foreign nationals in the United States
[1991–1997]. New York: Price Waterhouse Center for
Transnational Taxation, ) 1981. (Ref. HJ2348 .U6 F67)
Mageli, Paul D. The immigrant experience: an annotated
bibliography. Pasadena, CA: Englewood CLiffs, N.J.: Salem
PRess, 1991.(Ref. Z1361 .E4 M334 1991)
Passenger and immigration lists bibliography, 1538–1900:
being a guide to published lists of arrivals in the United States
and Canada. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., )1984.
(Ref. CS47 .P36 1981 Suppl.)*
The following is a selective list of materials located in
the Government Documents collection on the Queens campus. These
materaisl are for in–library use only.
Brittingham, Angela. The foreign–born population in the
United States, March, 1999. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of
Commerce, Economics, and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census
Bureau.:Supt. of Docs. U. S. G.P.O., distributor, 2000. (Gov. Doc.
C3.186: P–20/519*; electronic access: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS7782,
(Adobe Acrobat required).
McLaughlin, Bob and Mary. USA immigration and orientation,
2nd ed., rev. Satellite Beach, FL: Wellesworth
Publishers,) 1999. (Gov. Doc. Ref. KF4819.6 .M35 1999
Mukamal, Steven S. U.S. immigration laws: working, living,
and studying in America. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein
and Co., Inc., )1999. (Gov. Doc. Ref. KF4819 .M85 1999)*.
Statistical yearbook of the Immigration and Naturalization
Service/ U.S. Department of Justice, Immigration and
Naturalization Service. Washington, D.C.: The Service: For sale by
the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. (Gov. Doc. J21.2:St 2; Gov. Doc.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.
Final report of the Commission on Immigration Reform:
hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims of the
Committee of the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred
Fifth Congress, first session, November 7, 1997.
Washington, DC: U.S.G.P.O: For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of
Docs., Congressional Sales Office, 1999. (Gov. Doc. Y4.J
United States Commission of Immigration Reform. Becoming an
American: immigration and immigrant policy: 1997 executive
summary. Washington, DC: U.S. Commission of Immigration
Reform, 1997. (Gov. Doc. Y3:2:IM 6/AM 3/EXEC.SUM.)*.
United States. President (1993 –: Clinton). Accepting the
immigration challenge : the President's report on
immigration. Washington, DC : [U.S. Office of the
President] : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., 1994.
(Gov. Doc. PR42.2:IM 6)*.
United States. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Code
of federal regulations. 8, Aliens and nationality.
Washington : Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and
Records Service, General Services Administration : For sale by the
Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. (Gov. Doc. AE2.106/3:8/; GS 4.108:8/*;
electronic access: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr).
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.
Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. Illegal immigration
issues : hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One
Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, June 10, 1999.
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of
Docs., Congressional Sales Office, 2000. (Gov. Doc. Y4.J
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil
Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population. Demographic
impact of immigration on the United States : hearings before the
Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post
Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety–ninth
Congress, first session. Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1985–
(Gov. Doc. Y 4 P 84/10 99–8)*.
This is a selective list of periodicals to which the Queens and/or
Staten Island Libraries subscribe and that contain articles
relevant to this topic. Please note that some periodical titles are
available in electronic full–text format (see Online Databases for further
Immigrants and minorities (1984–; paper)*
INS reporter / Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S.
Department of Justice (Fall 1976–; Gov. Doc. Periodical)
The International migration review : IMR. (1971–1996; paper,
Journal of American ethnic history (microfilm 1988–*; full–text
1990 – pres. through EBSCOhost (Academic Search Elite)
Migration today (Queens:Vols/Yrs: 4–13/1976–1985; paper; SI:
Migration world magazine. (Vol. 14–26/1986–1998; paper,
Visa Bulletin (Gov. Doc. S 1.3/4 1995–2001; electronic access: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS1692)
This is a selective list of video, audio, and other
non–print media that are located in the Media Center at the Queens
America's ethnic heritage, growth and expansion.
Santa Monica, Ca. : BFA Educational Media, p1976. 4 filmstrips col.
35 mm. + 4 sound cassettes + teacher's guide. (E184 .A1 B49 A45
1976, Gr. 4–12)
The golden door – our nation of immigrants.
Madison, Wis. : Knowledge Unlimited, c1987. 1 videocassette (19
min., 4 sec.). (JV 6455 .K56 G66 1987 Gr. 7–12)
The great immigration. New York, NY : Educational
Design, c1973. 1 filmstrip (55 fr.) col. ; 35mm. + 1 sound cassette
(11 min.) + guide. (JV 6465 .M67 E3646 1973 Gr. 4–9)
Immigration reform. [Chicago] : Annenberg/CPB
Project ; Santa Barbara, CA : Intellimation [distributor], c1984. 1
videocassette (60 min). (KF 4550 .C63 1984 no. 11)
Immigration then and now. New York, N.Y. :
Scholastic Inc., c1997. Instructinoal Media Center Kit – 1
teacher's resource book (80 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.), 1 chart (43 x 56
cm.) + 1 sound cassette (analog, mono). (JV 6450 .I44S364 1997 Gr.
The ties that bind:stories behind the immigration
controversy. Maryknoll, N.Y. : Maryknoll World
Productions,  1 videocassette (56 min). (E184 .M5 T53
These are online databases that are of particular interest for this
subject. Selected databases include full–text coverage of journal
articles. For a complete listing of our databases, please
check the Libraries' Databases A-Z page.
- LEXIS–NEXIS. Congressional Universe Home Page
- Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)
- EBSCOhost (Academic Search Elite)
The following are relevant e–book selections from the St.
John's University NetLibrary
Gutiirrez, David. Walls and Mirrors
. Berkeley, CA: University of
California Press, 1995. (eBook ISBN 0520202198).Immigration and Race
. New Have: Yale University Press,
2000 (eBook ISBN 0585363838).The Immigration Debate
. Washington, DC: National Academy
Press, 1998. (eBook ISBN 0585030715).The New Americans
. Washington, DC: National Academy
Press, 1997. (eBook ISBN 0585053146). Web Sites
The following list contains links to a few web sites on this topic
that have been selected for the quality and relevance of their
content. Center for Immigration
– This organization is "the nation's only think
tank devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the
economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of
immigration on the United States". The website includes current
news stories and common toics in immigration, including illegal
immigration, current numbers, and terrorism and national security.
– A not–for–profit organization whose website
"advocates and builds public support for public policies that
welcome immigrants and refugees and that are fair and supportive to
newcomers in our country."Immigration
– A directory of hundreds of resources covering
all areas of immigration, such as asylum and refugees, country
data, detention and deportation, discrimination, human trafficking,
migration studies, etc. as well as breaking news items.Immigration and Naturalization
– A comprehensive website of the INS
which provides current news, descriptions and forms for applying
* Available only at the Library on the Queens Campus.