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NGOs are an excellent resource for policy research, although you should keep in mind that many have a partisan agenda. Here are a few who focus on immigration issues:
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
Site includes press releases, reports, news, and select court cases.
Brookings Institution: Immigration
The Brookings Institute is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank devoted to independent research and policy solutions.
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all. The ILO has 187 member states.
International Organization for Migration
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental organization that provides services and advice concerning migration to governments and migrants, including internally displaced persons, refugees, and migrant workers. As of September 2016, it became a related organization of the United Nations.
Migration Policy Institute
A private, nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, DC.
Pew Hispanic Center
Nonpartisan research organization supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Although the center’s primary focus is on the Latino population, its research and surveys often also include some information on other groups. The website has reports about demography, economics, education, identity, attitudes (of Latinos, and of non-Latinos towards Latinos), immigration, labor, politics, and remittances.
The Urban Institute’s research on immigrants and immigration spans three interconnected domains: the role immigrants play in the economy, the challenges immigrants face in different communities, and immigrants’ access to the social safety net.