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Seeking Asylum: History, Politics, & the Pursuit of Justice at the U.S.-Mexico Border

About This Guide

In this guide, you'll find resources to help you with research for the course Seeking Asylum:

  • Resources to research background and contextual information on your topic and the approaches you might be bringing to your research (see links below)
  • Places to find books in print and online
  • Databases for locating articles, including scholarly and peer-reviewed articles
  • Approaches to finding country-specific data and statistics related to a range of issues and topics
  • Strategies for searching the open web, including social media and advanced search engine tools
  • Resources for citing your sources and writing 
  • Guidelines for getting required course texts for free via the Library


Image: Castelazo, Tomas. November 30, 2007.  "This is a monument for those who have died attempting to cross the US-Mexican border. Each coffin represents a year and the number of dead. It is a protest against the effects of Operation Guardian. Taken at the Tijuana-San Diego border." Via Wikimedia CommonsCC BY 3.0

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