United States Code
The entire U.S. Code (U.S.C.) of which Title 8 is of particular interest, but immigration issues also appear in other places such as Title 18 (Crime) or Title 22 (Foreign Relations)
Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR)
The entire Code of Federal Regulations of which 8 C.F.R. probably concentrates the most immigration regulation.
Federal Register Announcements
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
NOTE: Given the rapidly changing environment around immigration issues, online resources like these may offer the most current information.
NOTE: Immigration law is rapidly changing, especially recently. A number of these resources, while the most current available, were still printed several years ago. Pay attention to the publication dates, because the law may have changed since. Continuously updated electronic resources will likely be most current.
Asylum cases require information about the conditions in countries from which asylum is sought. The following links provide some sources for that kind of information.
U.S. GOVERNMENT SOURCES:
South Carolina Resources
NOTE: The following resources are simply from South Carolinian sources and should not necessarily be interpreted to apply a more relevant body of law for South Carolinians.
Your local public, technical college, or university library may have the South Carolina Code Annotated in print and books on legal topics.
Some public libraries in South Carolina provide its patrons with access to Westlaw. Check with your college or university for access to NexisUni. Both electronic databases allow you to search state and federal laws and read about specific topics in legal encyclopedias and journals.