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American Bar Association Juvenile Justice Links: Links to associations, law centers and courts dealing with Juvenile Justice.


Criminal Justice Links: List of criminal justice links provided by the state of Florida. Categories include non-governmental, International, U.S. Government, and U.S. State Government.


Immigration: This index provided by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy addresses such topics as open and closed borders, and reviews the most prominent arguments on both sides of the central debate about Immigration and whether states have the moral right to exclude potential immigrants.


Immigration Hearings: Full-text PDF records of legislative hearings on Citizenship and Immigration from the Law Library of Congress.


Justice Information Center: "National Criminal Justice Reference Service publications and links on corrections, courts, crime, drugs, international crime, juvenile justice, law enforcement, research, statistics, crime victims."


Police News: A law enforcement website listing information links in law enforcement, technology, criminal justice and police work.

Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol: A full-text PDF file provided by the Congressional Research Service describing the role of the U.S. Border Patrol as the nation’s first line of defense against unauthorized migration. "Today, the USBP’s primary mission is to detect and prevent the entry of terrorists, weapons of mass destruction, and illegal aliens into the country,and to interdict drug smugglers and other criminals along the border."


Bureau of Justice Statistics Publications: An alphabetical list of Bureau of

Justice Statistics publications that are in electronic formats.


Combined DNA Index System: "The CODIS Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is responsible for developing, providing, and supporting federal, state, and local crime laboratories in the United States and selected international law enforcement crime laboratories to foster the exchange and comparison of forensic DNA evidence from violent crime investigations."


Hispanic Center: "Founded in 2001, the Pew Hispanic Center is a nonpartisan research organization that seeks to improve understanding of the U.S. Hispanic population and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation, immigration and demography."


Immigration and Customs Enforcement: "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the principal investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the second largest investigative agency in the federal government. Created in 2003 through a merger of the investigative and interior enforcement elements of the U.S. Customs Service and the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ICE now has more than 20,000 employees in offices in all 50 states and 47 foreign countries."


Mexican Border Crossing Records: "The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is currently processing microfilmed immigration records of persons crossing the U.S.-Mexican land border ca. 1903-ca. 1955. This article gives background information about the records; describes the government forms used to record information about persons crossing the U.S.-Mexican border; and describes available NARA microfilm publications containing these records. This web page is adapted from Claire Prechtel-Kluskens, "Mexican Border Crossing Records (3 parts),"National Genealogical Society Newsletter", Vol. 25, Nos. 3-5 (May-Oct. 1999): 156-157, 159, 182-183, 287-281."


National Archive of Criminal Justice Data: "NACJD provides the following services to assist those using our data collections: The identification of appropriate criminological and criminal justice data collections on specific topics, custom subsetting of selected data files through our online data analysis system, assistance with the retrieval and use of files obtained from the archive."


National Border Patrol Council: "The NBPC is a professional labor union representing more than 17,000 Border Patrol Agents and support staff. The NBPC was founded in 1967, and is recognized as one of the most effective labor organizations in the Federal sector. The NBPC’s parent organization is the American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO."


Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics: "Data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States."


U.S. Customs and Border Protection: "The CBP is one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest and most complex components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. It also has a responsibility for securing the border and facilitating lawful international trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws and regulations, including immigration and drug laws."