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TEACH IMMIGRATION-STUDENT FORUM

Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 9am-4pm

TBD-Invitation Only

Two Ways President Obama Could Act On Immigration-NPR All Things Considered

A SHORT VIDEO EXPLAINING THE INFLUX OF YOUTH CROSSING INTO THE UNITED STATES

A VIDEO OF PRESIDENT OBAMA ANNOUNCING DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS DACA

Obama Eases Deportation Rules - Obama halts deportations - immigration
NEW YORK STATE IMMIGRATION FACTS

Immigrants (the foreign-born) account for more than 1 in 5 New Yorkers—and more than half of them are U.S. citizens eligible to vote.New York’s immigrants are responsible for $229 billion in economic output.

Living Undocumented

Websites

Teach Immigration

Up to date lessons and information about immigration law and policy.

LEARNIST

Here are resources the American Immigration Council has posted on Plyler v. Doe. Check out Learnist for resources and post your own.

Celebrate America Creative Writing Contest

Every year thousands of 5th graders participate in the Celebrate America Creative Writing Contest. Share this information with an elementary school.

LIVING UNDOCUMENTED

Living Undocumented is a 17-minute documentary that explores the lives of diverse undocumented immigrant youth to illustrate the realities, challenges and opportunities they face through high school, college, and beyond. It features 6 DREAMers, who portray the realities of our nation’s immigration system and its impact on undocumented youth. The documentary is intended for all audiences, but with the accompanying lesson plan and resource guide for students and educators, it is especially useful in secondary classes.

Immigration Impact

A blog by the American Immigration Council that has up to date information about all things immigration. A great way to follow law and policy with succinct, easy to follow articles.

THINK IMMIGRATION- COMING SOON

An open-source arena for students to participate in the debate for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
INTERACTIVE TIMELINE

America’s Heritage: A History of U.S. Immigration is a comprehensive look at the history of American immigration and the major laws that establish U.S. immigration policy.

INTERACTIVE IMMIGRATION MAP

Matthew Bloch and Robert Gebeloff/The New York Times created an interactive map showing origin of immigrants and where they settled in the U.S. Sources: Social Explorer, www.socialexplorer.com; Minnesota Population Center; Census Bureau

ARTICLE ABOUT DELIBERATIVE DIALOGUE

Deliberative Dialogue to Expand Civic Engagement: What Kind of Talk Does Democracy Need? by Martha L. McCoy, Patrick L. Scully

Unaccompanied Children an Issue Guide

The American Immigration Council has prepared this guide in order to provide basic information surrounding the current humanitarian challenge the U.S. is facing as thousands of young migrants show up at our southern border.

National Archives: Constitution Immigration Resource

The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent & respectable Stranger, but the oppressed & persecuted of all Nations & Religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights & privileges. G. Washington, December 2, 1783

HSTRY

Another interactive timeline created by HSTRY