Websites: News, Research, and Statistics
- Pew Research Center: Immigration Reports
- Remade in America: a New York Times series about recent immigrants and their impact on American Institutions. See their interactive maps on where U.S. Workers Come From, where Immigrants Settle, and Diversity in the Classroom
- Immigration Reports - from the America's Society and the Council of the Americas
- Public Policy Institute of California: Immigrants in California
- For more information see also Key Immigration Statistics and California Undocumented Immigrants.
- Immigration Overview - from the National Archives
- Immigration Timeline (1786-2001) - from the Library of Congress
- California Cultures - resources on diverse ethnic groups in California from the University of California Libraries
- Bracero History Archive
- White House: Immigration
- Immigration and Citizenship - links from federal websites
- Demographic Reports & Research: California
Consider the source--Use recognized authorities. Can you identify the author? Know who is responsible for the content.
Focus on quality--All Web sites are not created equal. Does the site have an editorial board? Is the information reviewed before it is posted? Does it have spelling errors? Is it trying to sell you something?
Look for the evidence--Rely on research, not opinion. Does the site identify the author? Does it rely on testimonials?
Check for currency--Look for the latest information Is the information current?
Beware of bias--What is the purpose? Who is providing the funding? Who pays for the site?
Adapted from: MedlinePlus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing 2013