ARTS: BOOKS, VIDEO, MUSIC, JOURNALS, GRAPHICS AND MEDIA

 

The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african-american-odyssey/slavery-the-peculiar-institution.html

All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands (2017) non-fiction history of US borders by Stephanie Elizondo Griest

Aloe Blacc & the Importance of Educators for Immigrant Youth – Wake Me Up – music video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_o6axAseak, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOvUY4p8p9w

 

America by the Numbers – (2016) – video  http://www.americabythenumbers.org/

 

America is in The Heart (2017) video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQBTDxm8X4k

 

American Dervish (2012) novel by prize-winning novelist and screenwriter Ayad Akhtar

 

American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear Hardcover (2018 book)

by Khaled A. Beydoun

 

American Public Media APM Reports https://www.apmreports.org/ podcasts, documentaries and reports (see Teacher Guides)

 

Anchor Babies and the Challenge of Citizenship (2017) book by Leo R. Chavez

 

And the Children Will Burn –(2017) a short film by Rodrigo Dorfman, written by Ariel Dorfman https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=NBWexv8D654

 

And Then They Came for US (2017) – film  https://www.thentheycamedoc.com/about/

 

Animation by kids on raids: https://www.facebook.com/raicestexas/videos/vb.12596759677/10153670031334678/?type=2&theater

 

Animated Map Shows History of Immigrants in US (2016) You Tube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe79i1mu-mc&feature=youtu.be

 

Anti-Bias Computer game - A Playable Post on the Shape of Society – Parable of the Polygons http://ncase.me/polygons/

 

Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives (2016) book by journalist Gary Younge

Arc of the Medicine Line: Mapping the World’s Longest Undefended Border Across the Western Plains (2008) book by Tony Rees about how borders were drawn along US-Canada

Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)  http://www.artejustice.org/  

 

Art as a Way of Talking for Emergent Bilingual Youth: A Foundation for Literacy in Pre-12 Schools (2018) Berta Rosa Beritz, Amanda Claudia Wagner, and Vivian María Poey (Eds.)

 

ArtsLit Project Handbook of activities http://www.artslit.org/handbook.php

 

Asian American Writers’ Workshop - http://aaww.org/tag/queens/

 

The Atlantic magazine (How ICE went rogue– September 2018 issue in print, audio with video) in-depth report and history of ICE https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/565772/; for other articles on immigration.

 

The Atlas of Reds and Blues (2019) a novel by Devi S. Laskar’s a second-generation Bengali-American woman who is pushed over the edge during an unfounded raid on her home

 

Aviva Chomsky- “Criminalization, Immigration, and Citizenship in the 21st Century” (2017) video history/ myths/ lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrS3lzNGJwA

 

Bambadjan Bamba (2017) (short video about being undocumented/ DACA) actor from Black Panther, etc. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-bambadjan-bamba-undocumented-20171128-htmlstory.html

 

Battery Dance artistically excellent and socially relevant traveling the word bringing dance to marginalized communities https://batterydance.org/ connected to Moving Stories and Refugee Integration https://batterydance.org/refugee-integration/

 

Beautiful Animation Shows What It’s Like to Be Homesick in a New Country (2011) short video by National Geographic https://www.nationalgeographic.com/video/shorts/beautiful-animation-shows-what-its-like-to-be-homesick-in-a-new-country/

 

The Beautiful Thing That Heaven Bears (2007) a novel by Dinaw Mengestu about friendship, a search for acceptance, peace and identity of an Ethiopian immigrant in Washington, D.C.

 

The Best We Could Do (2017) illustrated memoir about immigration by Thi Bui, NY, NY: Abrams ComicArts, article on it: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/best-we-could-do-thi-bui-honors-family-s-immigration-n726626

 

Betrayal (4/2/18 interview with ex-MS13 gang member- video) https://features.propublica.org/ms-13/a-betrayal-ms13-gang-police-fbi-ice-deportation/

 

A Better Life (2011) – movie about an undocumented dad in LA – trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaLSBdL-zCY

 

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa (poetry) https://wamu.org/story/17/10/19/the-book-that-changed-the-borders/

 

Borderwall as Architecture: A Manifesto for the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (2017 book) by Ronald Rael

 

Border Wall Trumped by Art and Community (2/28/19 magazine article) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/border-wall-trumped-by-art-community-20190228

 

Breaking Through (2001) a memoir about migrant life in the ‘60s by Francisco Jiménez. Video about the book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tf9xS1V2gY

 

Bridge and Tunnel (play) by Sarah Jones – a one-woman Broadway production of a variety of characters from a diverse immigrant community in New York. https://www.sarahjonesonline.com/home-1

 

Brown University (Immigration and the US Policy Debate) Choices Program - Videos on Issues of Immigration: What is the historical relationship between race US citizenship policy (2011): http://www.choices.edu/curriculum-unit/immigration-u-s-policy-debate/; What are refugees and internally displaced persons? (2011): http://www.choices.edu/curriculum-unit/immigration-u-s-policy-debate/; Why is immigration such a contested issue in the United States? (series of eight 2013) http://www.choices.edu/scholar/michael-white/; How has the Syrian Civil War sparked a refugee crisis? (2015): http://www.choices.edu/curriculum-unit/immigration-u-s-policy-debate/

 

Butterfly Story Collective (2017) podcasts of stories of immigration and the immigrant experience

http://butterflystorycollective.libsyn.com/undocumented-people-are-strong

 

Challenging Immigration Detention: Academics, Activists and Policy-makers (2017) Michael J. Flynn, Global Detention Project Switzerland and Matthew B. Flynn, Georgia Southern University, USA. Northampton, MA: Edward Edgar Publishing. http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/eep/preview/book/isbn/9781785368066/

Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture non-fiction edited by Gabriel Thompson stories of the more than 800,000 men, women, and children in CA fields

Children Under Threat: Fleeing Central America and Seeking Refuge (2016 -in Spanish English subtitles) https://vimeo.com/176193652; https://www.wola.org/analysis/children-fleeing-violence-central-america-face-dangers-mexico/

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TEDGlobal (2009) short video The Danger of a Single Story https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story

 

Citizen: An American Lyric (2014) a poetry book exploring race by Claudia Rankine and interview (2019) https://onbeing.org/programs/claudia-rankine-how-can-i-say-this-so-we-can-stay-in-this-car-together-jan2019/

 

“City of Immigrants”: An Educational Game for Women’s History Month National Endowment for the Humanities https://edsitement.neh.gov/blog/2015/03/02/city-immigrants-educational-game-womens-history-month

 

Climate Justice Means Migrant Justice (12/18/18 video by 350.org) https://350.org/migration/?fbclid=IwAR1PIaiqo7DgaTZQ8ii58y0o50jYp1n4fHjGKeTLVBpUKT18oIy3XzU_Vxw

 

Clowns without Borders - http://www.clownswithoutborders.org

 

Clowns, The Colors We Ascribe” (2015) – spoken word poetry slam by Emi Mahmoud,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaWw6-3GrcU

 

The Colour of Home (2012) children’s book by Mary Hoffman

 

Critical Perspectives on Migration the Twenty-First Century (2018) book (free download) Marianna Karakoulaki, Laura Southgate & Jakob Steiner; E-International Relations Publishing https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=wm#inbox/FMfcgxvzKQmlSVvTJJGTbBxDjRPjHLSB

 

Cultural Horizons - An international student magazine written by and for youth worldwide. www.odata.se/hotel/friab/dream.htm

 

Darwin’s Ghosts (2018) a book by Ariel Dorfman

 

De Muchos, Uno [Out of Many, One] (2018) documentary short Netflix Original; https://www.netflix.com/us-es/title/81010212; [https://www.netflix.com/title/81010212]

 

El Desierto (10/14/16 -film) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmD4KCNXNG0; (trailer 12/28/15) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpobcuTrGis

 

Disgraced (2012) a play by Pulitzer prize-winning novelist and screenwriter Ayad Aktar

 

The Displaced: Refugee Writers in Refugee Lives (2018) a book edited by Viet Thanh Nguyen

 

The Distance Between Us: A Memoir (2013) book by Reyna Grande also Young Readers (grades 6-9) Edition (2016) in Spanish and English

 

Diverse Experiences and Complex Identities: A Resource Archive of Artists’ and Educators’ Works (2017 fabulous resources) by Vivian María Poey, Berta Rosa Berriz, Amanda Claudia Wager in Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice: Vol. 9: Iss.1, Article 15.

https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1213&context=jppp

 

Do I Look Illegal?: America’s Broken Immigration System – (2014) 7min video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSzhk9mZ5R4

 

Documented: (2011) doc film about an undocumented American  http://documentedthefilm.com/

 

Dolores (2017) movie – inspiring life tracing of Dolores Huerta equal partner and community organizer with Cesar Chavez for the Grape Boycott and Farm Workers Union. https://www.doloresthemovie.com/; Also Dolores Huerta Foundation – social justice community organizing group - http://doloreshuerta.org/

 

Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers (2012 Young Readers) by Sarah Warren

 

Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie) (2015) PBS film and lesson plan http://www.pbs.org/pov/donttellanyone/

 

Dos Idiomas, Una Comunidad: The Story Behind Bilingual Education (2016) film - http://colormagazine.com/dos-idiomas-una-comunidad-story-behind-bilingual-education/?utm_content=buffera477a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Drawings By Themselves: Portraits of America (2014) video childhood detention https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9SPaEGJpLQ

 

A Dream Called Home/ la Búsqueda de un Sueño (2018) by Reyna Grande “a memoir about building a family, becoming a writer, and redefining America” in Spanish and English

 

Dreamers (2018) a children’s book (ages 4 to 8) by Yuyi Morales and video about it https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=CAiTFJaNiD8

 

Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream (2015) by Eileen Truax. Boson, MA: Beacon Press.

 

Dying to Live: A Story of US Immigration in and Age of Global Apartheid (2008) book by Joseph Nevins photos by Mizue Aizeki about US Mexican border stories and history.

 

Economist Magazine 2018 series on The Value of Immigration (6/1/18 part one) https://www.economist.com/open-future/2018/06/01/how-to-convince-sceptics-of-the-value-of-immigration; (6/4/18 part two) (6/7/18 part three)

 

Elsewhere, Within Here: Immigration, Refugeeism and the Boundary Event (2010) a book by feminist, filmmaker, postcolonial thinker Thrinh T. Minh-ha, New York, NY: Routledge.

 

Empathy Museum – A Mile In My Shoes project http://www.empathymuseum.com/; (podcast) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-mile-in-my-shoes/id1387514504

 

End Immigration Detention Of Children Campaign  http://endchilddetention.org/; (September 2018- video) https://vimeo.com/284310239; (7/17/18 breakthrough resolution) https://us4.campaign-archive.com/; (Nov.2017) Youth Ambassador video artwork https://endchilddetention.org/world-childrens-day-hayats-story/ (EDC launched in 2012) presentation Hear Our Voices formerly detained children (Mariane Quintão video clip): https://vimeo.com/55099054(poster)https://handoutslive.s3.amazonaws.com/091ae10840954de690c1a30367bab93d?sessionId=3819557539213234443&participantId=300027

 

The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America (2019) non-fiction book history and chronology of the border by Greg Grandin; 1/13/19 (How Not to Build a “Great, Great Wall”: A Timeline of Border Fortification – history article by Grandin) http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/176515/

 

Ending Artesia by Stephen Manning: innovationlawlab.org/the-artesia-report/

 

Enrique’s Journey: The story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother (2006) book by Sonia Nazario

 

Escaping María: Student Voices in Difficult Times (2018 Puerto Rico) stories edited by Fernando E.E. Correa Gonzales

 

Esperanza (2011) a level 1 graded reader for Spanish class narrative fiction based on a true story of a young family in Guatemala during civil war by Carol Gaab https://fluencymatters.com/product/esperanza-reader/

 

Everett Dance Theater in Providence Rhode Island healing from trauma with dance https://www.everettri.org/; educational programs

 

Excess Baggage – Is there room for families in the global labor trade? from EU = http://orbmedia.org/stories/excess-baggage/data - http://orbmedia.org/stories/excess-baggage/multimedia

 

Exit West (2017) a novel on migration by Mohsin Hamid. New York: Riverhead Books.

 

Éxodos (2016) photography book, a new edition of his classic book on exiles, migrants and refugees by photographer Sabastião Salgado edited by Leila Wanick Salgado

 

Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the 19th Century Origins of American Immigration Policy (2017) book by Hidetaka Hirota, Oxford University Press.

 

Explaining DACA (You Tube video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzYDqQDNFzc

 

Expose & Close:  Artesia Family Residential Center: (2014) detentionwatchnetwork.org/sites/detentionwatchnetwork.org/files/expose_close_-_artesia_family_residential_center_nm_2014.pdf

 

Eye Witness Report from the Border: Women and Children in Detention (2015)– Video from MVTV presentation of You Tube: http://youtu.be/QJR38n8eTBI

 

Families Behind Barbed Wire by Stephen & Clio Reese Sady: insidewitness.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/click-here.pdf

 

Fandango at the Wall: Creating Harmony Between the United States and Mexico (2018) book and music by Kabir Sehgal music by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra about cultural diplomacy bringing people together through music http://fandangowall.com/; https://open.spotify.com/album/0fNpdrMk5OMpidQkTR7cAB

 

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life book by Lauren Markham - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/534789/the-far-away-brothers-by-lauren-markham/9781101906187/

 

Fear Inc.: Behind the $57 Million Network Fueling Islamophobia in the U.S. (2/11/15) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBgr2xvfoHQ

 

Femicide, Part 1: Honduras, one of the most dangerous places to be a woman | ABC News (5/14/17) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VERguOc0laE

 

Ferryman ay the Wall (2017/2018 short doc) https://vimeo.com/235488108; (Visitor’s Guide to America’s Big Brother Wall) https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/578290/border-wall/

 

First Crossing Stories about Teen Immigrants (2007) Young Adult book by Don Gallo

 

Focus on Immigration Education and Stories Through the Arts (FIESTA) https://fiesta-immigrationfocus.com/ (free curriculum resources, art gallery, videos)

 

For Private Prisons, Detaining Immigrants is a Big Business (10/1/18) video by Retro Report NY Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/us/prisons-immigration-detention.html

 

Fourteen Year Old Separated from her Deported Mother – (2/14/17) https://www.facebook.com/MicMedia/videos/vb.174742062548592/1396606350362151/?type=2&theater

 

From North to South/ Del Norte al Sur (2013) Children’s book by René Colato

 

Fruit of the Drunken Tree (2018) a novel by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

 

Gael Garcia Bernal (films and interviews)(10/23/18 Acceptance Hispanic Heritage Award) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U41fdRNly-g; (2017 In Conversation with TIFF Toronto International Film Festival go to 51:51on immigration) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgSmUOmqZU8&t=5s; We All Come From Migrants (10/7/16) on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert about movie El Desierto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urlP5Mx1Qhg; (12/23/15 trailer) El Disierto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEt8Mhya3vI ; (4/11/14 trailer) Who is Dayani Cristal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLpjNGm3PNw;(12/13/13) Social Change Through Documentaries) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3XTOvNg0tU; (10/5/13 interview with Sir David Frost) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slaYgTy2MPE; (2/5/13 “Undocumented” film interview with Gael Garcia Bernal) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZ4Wxw7vJpU; 11/15/10 (the film Los Invisibles) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaeBvbeaE6I

 

Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty – GSCDL (list of publications) https://childrendeprivedofliberty.info/resources/publications/

 

Gone in a Generation: How Climate Change is Disrupting American Lives (1/29/19) graphics https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2019/national/gone-in-a-generation/; https://www.bespacific.com/washington-post-series-on-climate-change-across-ameri...

 

The Good Braider (2012) a YA/adult novel by Terry Farish about a journey from war-torn Sudan, to Cairo, and finally to Portland, Maine.

 

Grandfather’s Journey (2008) illustrated book by Allen Say

 

Guatemala narrative video (4 min) http://youtu.be/sygxhlKhjvc -You Tube Guatemala - Leaving home// (en español) Dejando mi hogar http://youtu.be/5VN8vz22EW8

 

Hannah is My Name (2007) Children’s book by Belle Yang

 

Harvard Educational Review (journals immigration focus) Special Issue (Fall 2015) Dissolving Boundaries: Understanding Undocumented Students’ Educational Experiences – (journal) http://hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-85-number-3/herarticle/editors-introduction; Special Issue (Fall 2011) Immigration, Youth, and Education http://hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-81-number-3/herarticle/editors%E2%80%99-introduction_826; Special Issue (Fall 2001) Immigration and Education http://hepg.org/her-home/issues/harvard-educational-review-volume-71-issue-3/herarticle/_116

Harvest of Empire (2013) film relating US history https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TZea91MrcY

Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez (2003 Young Readers) by Kathleen Krull

He Died Giving a Voice to Chile’s Poor.  Quest for Justice Took Decades. (11/18/18) video from Retro Report NY Time https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/18/us/victor-jara.html

Help us #EndFamilyDetention! (2017) (video baby jails) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP3R9588nzI

Her Right Foot (2017) a children’s book about the Statue of Liberty by Dave Eggers

“Home in Time of Displacement” Volume 1 (2014) – UndocuWriting Project part of CultureStr/ke http://www.culturestrike.org/project/undocuwriting

How an Undocumented Immigrant Looks at America – a 1min 43 second video poem by Praise Odigie https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=103&v=0H4qy5WNEuk

How Immigration became Illegal (2014) book and (5/30/14 - YouTube) – Aviva Chomsky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSbJcYlfstk

How to Say Nguyen – (2013) funny short video on name pronunciation

Human Flow (2017) trailer film on refugees by artist Ai Weiwei https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_YbgOZYrOc; interview https://www.democracynow.org/2017/10/9/human_flow_world_renowned_artist_activist?utm_source=Democracy+Now%21&utm_campaign=5fbf46b72a-Daily_Digest&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fa2346a853-5fbf46b72a-191850213

I am a migrant (stories, blog, videos- a UN Migration Agency platform) http://iamamigrant.org/

Ice El Hielo – La Santa Cecilia (2013), YouTube music video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lNJviuYUEQ&sns=em

 

Identity Erasure (2018) 50 second video https://vimeo.com/276083079

 

I Learn America (2017) – Movie doc by Jean-Michel Sissard & Gitte Peng – ilearnamerica.com

 

Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants (2009) by David Bacon

 

Ilse (2017) – film https://vimeo.com/204589467

 

Immigrant Children Shouldn’t Live in a Climate of Fear (11/6/18) blog by Reyna Grande: http://msmagazine.com/blog/2018/11/06/immigrant-children-shouldnt-live-climate-shame-fear/

 

Immigrant, Montana (2017) a novel by Amitava Kumar

 

Immigrant Songs Initiative (2019) all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache with SPLC launched “El Corrido de David y Goliat” out on Chulo Records for outreach on immigrant rights https://www.splcenter.org/news/2019/02/22/splc-and-latin-grammy-award-winning-band-release-song-teaches-immigrants-their-rights

 

Immigrant Voices (music) The Voci Angelica Trio use immigrant stories as inspiration to challenge aspects of internalized bias and influence how people respond to cultural differences http://www.vociangelicatrio.com/immigrant-voices-1#about-the-project

 

Immigration Courts: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (April 2018)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fB0GBwJ2QA

 

Immigration Myths (9/22/10 – Aviva Chomsky historian - YouTube videos)- research material https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQnoFk37ZKY (5 min in starts); https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heeTCJa02Hw;  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9-U-MO6_r8; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpCW5AglmS4; (2013) Undocumented: The Theory and Practice of Illegality” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRbxYwZ0Ewo They Take our Jobs and 20 Other Myths

 

Immigrants (We Get the Job Done) (2017) The Hamilton Mixtape- K’naan featuring Residente, Riz MC & Snow The Product https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=34&v=6_35a7sn6ds

 

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004, 2014) non-fiction by Mae Ngai

 

The Infiltrators (2019 documentary film) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6885114/; at Sundance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNrXuswq-Vc A rag-tag group of undocumented youth - Dreamers - deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention center; https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/jan/27/the-infiltrators-review-angry-and-impressive-immigration-docudrama

 

Interview with refugee writers Viet Thanh Nguyen & Ariel Dorfman: (5/4/18) Part 1: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/5/4/the_displaced_refugee_writers_ariel_dorfman?utm_source=Democracy+Now%21&utm_campaign=46440331ef-Daily_Digest&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fa2346a853-46440331ef-191850213; Part 2: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/5/4/viet_thanh_nguyen_ariel_dorfman_on

 

In the Country We Love: My Family Divided/ En el País que Amamos (2016) book and audiobook by Diane Guerrero (star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin)

 

In the Midst of Winter (2017) book about immigration by Isabel Allende. NY, NY: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

 

In the Shadow of the Banyan (2013) novel by Vaddey Ratner about a child surviving young the Cambodian holocaust https://vaddeyratner.com/banyan

 

Indians and Immigrants – Entangled Histories (2014) by Gunlög Fur in Journal of American Ethnic History, Vol.33, No.  3, pp. 55-76.

 

Indivisible Films (2016) Dreamers https://www.indivisiblefilm.com/; https://www.indivisiblefilm.com/communityscreenings

 

International Congress of Youth Voices conference to for youth from around the world to learn with and from accomplished writers, activists, and elected officials https://www.internationalcongressofyouthvoices.com/

 

The International School of Peace (12/14/17) video of school for refugees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SppFV8edeq8

 

Into a Crueler America: Two Border Crossings, 30 Years Part article by Reyna Grande (1/14/19) https://lithub.com/into-a-crueler-america-two-border-crossings-30-years-part/

 

Inquisition (2018) poetry by Kazim Ali, born in the United Kingdom to Muslim parents of Indian, Iranian, and Egyptian descent, he identifies as “Queer, Muslim, American… always navigated complex intersections and interstices on order to make a life.”

 

Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Migrant Worker Poetry (2017) Edited by Qin Xiaoyo translated by Eleanor Goodman “a calloused portrayal of rural residents voyaging into the city for the first time, abandoning their autonomy and transforming into human machines.”

 

Islandborn (2018) children’s book by Juno Diaz and Leo Espinoza

 

Is Migration a Basic Human Right? (Rebroadcast 2016): Economic Reason for Open Borders –Freakonomics Radio http://freakonomics.com/podcast/migration-basic-human-right-rebroadcast/

 

I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project by Veronica Lawlor ad Rudolph W. Giullani

 

La Jaula de Oro/ The Golden Dream – (2015) film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17iLEhJQcOw

 

Jezebel video interview with Mexican American author Reyna Grande (2 minutes 27 seconds) https://jezebel.com/mexican-american-author-reyna-grande-on-living-in-the-h-1830309776

 

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health (August 2018 first 4/8/17) research article by Janna Ataiants, et al. Unaccompanied Children at the United States Border, a Human Rights Crisis that can be Addressed with Policy Change https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10903-017-0577-5; (history and content) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5805654/

 

Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice: At as Voice, Creating Access for Emergent Learners. Vol. 9: Iss.1, Article 15.

https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1213&context=jppp

 

Journeys in Film Educating for Global Understanding https://journeysinfilm.org/

 

“La Esquina” (2018 Photography) A home away from home – DC exhibition pays homage to Mount Pleasant Street as a gathering for local immigrants https://www.holacultura.com/a-home-away-from-home-on-la-esquina/; https://folklife.si.edu/magazine/la-esquina-latino-life-mount-pleasant-street-corner; https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/a-street-corner-that-offers-dc-latinos-a-cure-for-the-heartbreak-of-being-away-from-home/2018/03/12/bddd2a78-217a-11e8-94da-ebf9d112159c_story.html

 

 “Land of the Free” Official Music Video (2017) Joey Bada$$ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeQW-9Cg8qs

 

Larry and Friends (2014) children’s book about immigration by Carla Torres and Nat Jaspar

 

Las Cafeteras (music videos) Tiempos de Amor https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=266&v=c1BavA5766U, If I was President https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XqqsuLl8hU; It's Movement Time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MQ3iguBskQ

 

The Last Dream: True Stories Created and Performed by the Children of TPS: Boston Experimental Theatre Company http://bostonexperimentaltheatre.com/the-last-dream/; 2/14/19 Children of TPS join marchers in Washington by staging urgent play https://www.pri.org/stories/2019-02-14/children-tps-join-marchers-washington-staging-urgent-play-will-somebody-please; 2/11/19 (in Spanish interviews) https://www.telemundowashingtondc.com/noticias/local/Buscan-soluci_n-permanente-al-TPS_Washington-DC-505691422.htmlJOEKFAJW57E; 2/8/19 https://www.oxfamamerica.org/explore/stories/she-was-born-in-the-us-her-tps-parents-werent/

 

Latino Rebels (music, radio, films) http://www.latinorebels.com/category/music/; (11/4/18) Speak Your Truth, Send a Message https://www.latinorebels.com/2018/11/04/message/

 

The Legislator Ilhan Omar (2018) First Somali-American Muslim person to become a legislator -Time – and Halima Aden, first hijab-wearing fashion model to walk international runway shows http://time.com/collection/firsts/4898550/ilhan-omar-firsts/

 

Library of Congress Immigration Lesson Plans http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/immigration/lessonplans.html

 

Life Overtakes Me (2019) short doc about comatose immigrant children in Sweden https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hobr-kUkXZk

 

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border (2018) book by Francisco Cantú ex- Border Patrol agent exposes the dehumanizing enterprise. Essay (1/17/19) from a new afterward of the book https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2019/01/17/has-any-one-of-us-wept/

 

Lin-Manuel Miranda creator of Hamilton, supporting Puerto Rico in aid (clips Late Nite Show 10/16/18) https://news.avclub.com/on-the-late-show-lin-manuel-miranda-talks-puerto-rico-1829806533; (9/20/18 video Rolling Stone concert Puerto Rico) https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/hear-lin-manuel-miranda-celebrate-puerto-rico-on-a-forgotten-spot-727333/; (11/7/17) forms non-profit for Puerto Rico https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/puerto-rico-crisis/lin-manuel-miranda-visits-puerto-rico-announces-2-5-million-n818461; (8/12/15 article NYT) https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/16/theater/lin-manuel-miranda-creator-and-star-of-hamilton-grew-up-on-hip-hop-and-show-tunes.html

 

Literature ad Community: The Turtle, Imagination & the Journey Home (2019) essay about Asian American literature and identity by Karen Tei Yamahita in Mass Review http://www.massreview.org/sites/default/files/01_59.4Yamashita.pdf

 

Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America (2016) book by Roberto G, Gonzales, Oakland, CA: UCLA Press

 

Living on One Dollar (2013) documentary living on one dollar a day for two months in rural Guatemala https://www.netflix.com/title/80026944; http://livingonone.org/ making films that matter. (Microloans for Guatemala) https://www.classy.org/campaign/living-on-one-dollar-a-day/c160052

 

Living Undocumented – film lesson plans, advice counselors, etc. http://livingundocumented.com/watch-the-film/, http://livingundocumented.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Anticipatory-Guide-English.pdf

 

Locked in a Box: Immigration Detention - https://vimeo.com/171963013 - Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service - http://lirs.org/our-work/

 

The Long Honduran Night: Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup (2018) book by Dana Frank, Professor Emerita of University of CA, Santa Cruz

 

Looking for Esperanza: A story of a mother, a child lost, and why they matter to us – (2012) book by Adriana Páramo – creative non-fiction about farm workers in the US. Benu Press, Hopkins, MN.

 

Lost Children Archive (2019) a novel by Valeria Luiselli about a family’s cross-country road trip which coincides with an immigration conflict at the border. Review: https://www.npr.org/2019/02/12/693595614/real-life-informs-a-tense-trip-in-lost-children-archive

 

Love Train 2017 - YouTube music video - http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/portfolio/love-train-2017/

 

Lucky Boy (2017) intertwining immigrant stories in a novel by Shanthi Sekaran

 

The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America (2010)  non-fiction  book immigration history by Mae Ngai

 

Mahira Patkovich: A Refugee Rises (1/12/19) short video about impact of refugees in communities https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/video/mahira-patkovich-a-refugee-rises/

 

Making a Mark, Making Places (podcasts) Institute for Immigration Research capturing stories of immigrant artists in the US https://iir.gmu.edu/publications/podcast

 

Maps and Charts: (see extensive list in Teacher Guide Resource List) Animated Map Shows History of Immigrants in US (2016) You Tube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe79i1mu-mc&feature=youtu.be

 

The Massachusetts Review a special issue Asian American Literature: Rethinking the Canon Volume 59, Issue 4 (essay, fiction, poetry) http://www.massreview.org/

 

Meet LA’s feminist teen photographers (2019) sharing Guatemalan culture through photography http://lasfotosproject.org/ inspiring teenage girls through photography; https://vimeo.com/309558467?mc_cid=fefa7de7c6&mc_eid=c5fd687e77

 

Mercy Corps (2015) photo essays asking refugees What did you bring with you? https://www.mercycorps.org/photoessays/jordan-syria/we-asked-refugees-what-did-you-bring-you

 

Mexican Migrant Children: Forgotten at the Border (1/22/15) – in English and Spanish - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IovNiiZhvpU

 

Mexico Border Wall: Pedro Rios on the Impact of the US (2019) short video https://www.afsc.org/video/pedro-rios-impact-us-%E2%80%93-mexico-border-wall

 

A Mighty Girl: Immigration/Migration – (collection of books for ages 3-teens) https://www.amightygirl.com/books/social-issues/immigration-migration

 

Migrant Children Fleeing Violence are Rarely Protected in Mexico: Karla’s Story (2016) – Honduras – in Spanish with English subtitles - https://vimeo.com/183338500; Gabriela’s Story (2016) –https://vimeo.com/183338496

 

Migrations: Humanity in Transition by photographer Sabastião Salgado

 

Migrant Life at the US Border: 24 Hours in Photos (12/19/18) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/migrant-life-at-the-us-border-24-hours-in-photos-20181219

 

Migrant to Trump: We’re workers, not criminals (10/20/18) CNN video https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2018/10/20/migrant-caravan-mexico-southern-border-weir-pkg-vpx.cnn

 

The Migration Museum – museum exhibits, workshops http://www.migrationmuseum.org/

 

The Missing – consequences of Trump’s immigration crackdown (1/15/18) http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-42667659/the-missing-consequences-of-trump-s-immigration-crackdown

 

Monsters to Destroy a multimedia “talkumentary” presentation by comedian, writer, and producer Ben Tumin examining the real security impact of refugees in the United States, while connecting the findings to his family history https://monsterstodestroy.com/

 

Moving Stories (2018) documentary film about Battery Dance bringing dance to 60 countries working with refugees and marginalized communities. Trailer https://vimeo.com/246732727

 

Moving Walls 25 – Another Way Home Open Society Documentary Photography Project’s exhibition series https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/moving-walls/25

 

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble (2018) https://themusicofstrangers.film/ trailer of the film also has accompanying curriculum guidebook can be downloaded www.journeysinfilm.org

 

Music of the Ghosts (2017) novel by Vaddey Ratner about a young refugee who returns to her homeland to revisit the Cambodian holocaust https://vaddeyratner.com/music

 

My (underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive (2016) by Julissa Arce with Mark Dagostino

 

National Gallery of Art Uncovering America: Immigration and Displacement  (image set, unearthing stories, charting journeys, classroom activities) https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/uncovering-america/immigration-displacement.html

 

National Public Radio (NPR) podcast 6/28/18 (warning government ill equipped to reunite families – fresh air) https://www.npr.org/2018/06/28/624247540/reporter-covering-immigration-warns-government-is-ill-equipped-to-reunite-famili;Codeswitch (2/28/18) A House Divided By Immigration Status 20180228_codeswitch_csmixedstatusfinal.mp3; many other resources; (alt.latino Latinx Arts and Culture - music) https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/

 

New Immigrant and Refugee Visions –The Films (2019) http://csfilm.org/films/new-immigrant-and-refugee-visions/

 

A New Moral Imagination on Immigration (12/3/2018) by Pramila Jayapal from the NY Review of Books https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/12/03/a-new-moral-imagination-on-immigration/

 

New Yorker Magazine (and videos) on Immigration Issues (1/29/19) An Asylum Seeker’s Quest to Get Her Toddler Back: new video shows emotional toll of ongoing family separations https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/an-asylum-seekers-quest-to-get-her-toddler-back; (1/28/19) How a Teen’s Death Has Become a Political Weapon: When a refuge killed a 14-year-old girl, Germany’s far right saw opportunity https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/01/28/how-a-teens-death-has-become-a-political-weapon; (8/24/18) No One is Saver. No One is Served by Dave Eggers https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/no-one-is-safer-no-one-is-served;  (6/18/18) danger even for naturalized citizens in US https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/in-america-naturalized-citizens-no-longer-have-an-assumption-of-permanence; (1/5/18) deportation death sentence https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/15/when-deportation-is-a-death-sentence; (1/1/18) MS18 unaccompanied minors https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/01/the-teens-trapped-between-a-gang-and-the-law (4/3/17) The trauma of facing deportation http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/04/03/the-trauma-of-facing-deportation 1/23/17 (El Salvador US gang members deported) https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/23/the-deportees-taking-our-calls

 

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom (2018) YA mystery story by Helen Thorpe

 

Nightmares and Dreams: Immigrant Voices from Inside Detention (2017) three narratives, two plays in English, Portuguese, and Spanish inspired from interviews with detainees at the Detention Center for Women and Children in Artesia, NM by Lynn Ditchfield, free curriculum resource on Focus on Immigration Education and Stories Through the Arts (FIESTA) https://fiesta-immigrationfocus.com/

 

Nightmares and Dreams: Immigrant Voices (3/5/16) Pathways presentation; Guatemala video and El Salvador mini-play https://vimeo.com/163452973

 

Nightmares and Dreams: Immigrant Voices interviews (2009) video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyn5JotW67g&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share

 

No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance (2016) book researched by migration activist Natasha King

 

No Human Is Illegal: An Attorney on The Front Lines of The Immigration War (2019) book memoir by J.J. Mulligan Sepúlveda

No Sanctuary: Big Business and Family Detention by filmmaker Matthew Gossage chronicles the return of immigrant family detention in the United States: grassrootsleadership.org/host-screening-no-sanctuary

 

On Being (7/12/18) What Borders Are Really About and What We Do With Them podcast interview with author “bridge person” Luis Alberto Urrea https://onbeing.org/programs/luis-alberto-urrea-what-borders-are-really-about-and-what-we-do-with-them-jul2018/; (6/21/18) podcast The Moral World in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt for Now – refugee insight interview by Krista Tippett with Lyndsey Stonebridge https://onbeing.org/series/podcast/; (3/15/18) Life is a Poem interview with poet Naomi Shihab Nye https://onbeing.org/programs/naomi-shihab-nye-your-life-is-a-poem-mar2018/

 

On True War Stories (2019) a short graphic story by Viet Thanh Nguyen illustrated by Matt Huynh http://www.massreview.org/sites/default/files/34_59.4Nguyen%20%26%20Huynh.pdf

 

Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond: The War on “Illegals” and the Remaking of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary (2010) a second edition non-fiction book by Joseph Nevins about INS attempt to “regain control” of the US-Mexican border.

 

Order 9066 (podcast) https://www.apmre from APM Reports and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History 8 episodes (with art and music “bonuses”) dealing with the Executive Order for “relocation” camps imprisoning some 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry (2/3 were American citizens).

 

Our refugee system is failing. Here’s how we can fix it (20160 TED talk with Alexander Betts https://www.ted.com/talks/alexander_betts_our_refugee_system_is_failing_here_s_how_we_can_fix_it/transcript?language=en; and transcript in 24 languages included

 

Out of Many, One [De Muchos, Uno] (2018) documentary shorts Netflix Original https://www.netflix.com/title/81010212; [https://www.netflix.com/us-es/title/81010212]

 

Out of the Closet, Out of the Shadows: LGBT – Leadership in the Struggle Against Deportation – (You Tube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JQsA12NZzw

 

Parody Project (2018) music video The Battle of the Wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB11scadABg; Battle Hymn of the Republic https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=45&v=1eR0ckpJ3bk

 

PBS – Learning Media –2/6/19 (WATCH: Trump’s family separation policy under scrutiny in House hearing) https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/watch-live-house-subcommittee-hearing-on-trump-administrations-family-separation-policy; (8/7/18 video) Documenting Hate: Charlottesville https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/documenting-hate-charlottesville/; (7/31/18 film and transcript) Separated: Children at the Border https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/separated-children-at-the-border/transcript/;   4/24/18 Child Labor Trafficking https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/inside-the-hidden-reality-of-labor-trafficking-in-america/; video Trafficked in America https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/trafficked-in-america/; American Stories: Teens and Immigration – 1/30/18 https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-teachers-are-training-themselves-to-be-dreamer-allies; https://mass.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/midlit11.soc.splimmig/american-stories-teens-and-immigration/#.WTbkeRDTQp4 also transcript - http://www.pbs.org/inthemix/shows/show_teen_immigrants5.html also Newhour video- http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/schools-dealing-post-election-fallout/

 

The People Speak Ian McKellen performance (2012) of Shakespeare Sir Thomas More, Act II, Scene 4 (c.1593) (remove the strangers) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjEAeOshUGQ

 

Personal Statement (2018) a feature-length documentary film navigating the college process on uneven playing field by Juliane Dressner and Eddie Martinez (on PBS) https://www.personalstatementfilm.com/; https://www.personalstatementfilm.com/watch

 

Pod Save America (May 28, 2018 podcast on broken immigration system -taking children away)

 

Poems on Immigration (see Split This Rock) (Poetry Foundation – audio poem selection) https://www.poetryfoundation.org/collections/144265/poems-on-immigration

Poems on Immigration/ about refugees and exile / on borders and crossing

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/collections/144265/poems-on-immigration; Invasive Species by Amit Majmudar http://www.massreview.org/sites/default/files/Halley%20Poem.pdf;

 

Portraits of Refugees Next to the Objects They Carry (2015) photographs by James Mollison of TIME http://art-sheep.com/portraits-of-refugees-next-to-the-objects-they-carry-on-their-dangerous-journey-to-europe/

 

“Postcards from America”: Linking Classroom and Community in an ESL Class (2001) an English Journal article about using photography and storytelling by Eileen Landay with Mary Beth Meeghan, A. Leonard Newman, Kurt Wootten and Donald King http://www.artslit.org/archivos_publicaciones/9.pdf

 

ProPubica articles on Immigration (shelters, sexual assault, MS 13, travel ban, unshackling of ICE, 6-yrar-old separated from father, policing tent city, etc.) https://www.propublica.org/

 

Rabbit in the Moon Blog Stories of the mystery of immigrant lives http://www.terryfarish.com/blog

 

Radio Ambulante (1/10/17) – unaccompanied minors - http://radioambulante.org/en/audio-en/the-void

 

RAW Art Works https://www.rawartworks.org/; a youth arts organization, rooted in art therapy. At its core, RAW believes that all kids should be seen and heard and that everyone has a story to tell. Lynn, MA. Real to Reel Film School (video “Home”) https://vimeo.com/224682107

 

Reading list on immigration for 3rd to 5th graders (see Teacher Resources)

 

Ready to Resist – Hear our Voice – MoveOn.org - https://act.moveon.org/survey/readytoresist5?source=womensmarch&link_id=0&can_id=03c316ee182f475d735652f824aab89f&email_referrer=they-heard-our-voice&email_subject=they-heard-our-voice

 

A Reason to Read: Linking Literacy and Arts (2012) a book with activities by Eileen Landay and Kurt Wooten, Cambridge: Harvard Education Press (excerpts: ArtsLit handbook artslit.org)

 

Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate: Towards a Humanistic Paradigm (2013) book by Alvaro Huerta

 

Refugee (2018) novel for ages 9 to 12 by Alan Gratz story of three refugee children 1930-2015.

 

The Refugees (2017) a book of short stories by Viet Thanh Nguyen, NY: Grover Press.

 

Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Times (2017) by David Miliband. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. https://www.rescue.org/rescue-david-miliband-book-global-refugee-crisis

 

Rewriting the West (2/19/19 magazine) https://www.guernicamag.com/rewriting-the-west/

Reconsidering the origin stories and mythologies of Los Angeles, Texas, Arizona, the Alamo, and a family by Adriana Gallardo, Michelle García, Fernanda Santos, Raúl Ramos, and Carolina A. Miranda

 

Reyna Grande website http://reynagrande.com/ Mexican American author her books, articles, radio interviews, video

 

Risking It All: Children at the Border (8/22/14)- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aSFVMNvQkc

 

Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way (2015) a book by Hasia R. Diner, New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press

 

Rosa these storms (2015 film) http://livingonone.org/ inspiring documentary film of an adult living in poverty in Guatemala seeking education and fulfillment.

 

Salam Neighbor (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=W6SxPSZVD9o living in a Syrian refugee camp documentary by Living on One. Wonderful Lesson Guide for teachers and students developed by Jill Stevens of 1001 Media and Living On One- teaser http://livingonone.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Salam-Neighbor_Curriculum-Preview.pdf; purchase whole: https://livingonone.myshopify.com/collections/curriculums/products/syrian-refugee-curriculum-individual-use

 

Salt Houses (2017) a novel by Hala Alyan “The Palestinian-American author writes from experience. She says she imagined her fictional characters with her own displaced family members in mind.”

 

Salt to the Sea (2017) YA/adult novel by Ruta Sepetys – 1945 WWII closing finds thousands of refugees on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all with something to hide.

 

Samantha Bee on immigration (12/12/18 Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal Presents Christmas On I.C.E.) https://www.tbs.com/shows/full-frontal-with-samantha-bee/articles/full-frontal-presents-christmas-on-ice; (8/15/18 Immigrants Make Our Food) https://www.tbs.com/shows/full-frontal-with-samantha-bee/clips/undocumented-immigrants-make-your-food; (1/24/18 on immigration policy) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I6QCjRBQak; (8/2/17 song on immigration – 5 min) http://samanthabee.com/?sr=+samantha%20+bee

 

Say it Forward: A Guide to Social Justice Storytelling edited by Cliff Mayotte and Claire Kiefer http://voiceofwitness.org/education/say-it-forward/

 

School for Syrian Refugee Kids Built by, Israelis? (9/20/18) video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aPRmPuKetc

 

School of Assassins (1994 doc film), Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins (2011) – about the US Army School of the Americas, combat training for Latin American military. Renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation in 2001.

 

Searching for Syria (UNHCR photo history) https://searchingforsyria.org/en/what-was-syria-like-before-the-war/

 

Separated: Children at the Border (July 31, 2018) documentary film https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/separated-children-at-the-border/; (transcript) https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/separated-children-at-the-border/transcript/

 

Serendipity an internationally connected social dance enterprise that actively changes the artistic and cultural landscape, specializing in inclusive dance, reviving biographies of dancers of the African diaspora https://serendipity-uk.com/

 

Shakespeare’s Globe: The Strangers’ Case – Shakespeare’s rallying cry for humanity (video 2018) https://www.facebook.com/ShakespearesGlobe/videos/10156604370310774/

 

Sharing a Dream: Syrian Refugee Kids Tap Dance Camp (7/18/18) short video https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=333&v=dZ-t27OQJkg

 

The Silent Drama of Photography (2013 Ted Talk video) https://www.ted.com/talks/sebastiao_salgado_the_silent_drama_of_photography

 

Silk Road Project (Ensemble) https://www.silkroad.org/ creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world

 

Smithsonian Second Opinion: Immigration Education Resources lessons and resources https://www.smithsoniansecondopinion.org/immigration-america/immigration-education-resources-180965226/

 

Social Justice Books: A Teaching for Change Project – https://socialjusticebooks.org/booklists/; Puerto Rican Children’s Literature for Social Justice: A Bibliography for Educators by Marilisa Jimenez Garcia, Ph.D. https://socialjusticebooks.org/puerto-rican-childrens-literature-social-justice-bibliography/

 

Solito, Solita: Crossing Borders with Youth Refugees From Central America (2019) book of bravery stories of young refugees traveling for hundreds of miles to seek safety and protection in the US edited by Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman

 

Sonia Sotomayor (books) Turning Pages: My Life Story / Pasando Páginas (2018 -Young Readers); My Beloved World (2014); Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx/ La Juez que creció en el Bronx (2009 - Young Readers).

 

Sonic Borderland Literacies: A Re/Mix of Culturally Relevant Education (journal article 2017) by Cecilia A. Valenzuela https://digitalcommons.lesley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1203&context=jppp

 

The South’s Ellis Island (2017) (refugees in US) story by Carly Berlin http://bittersoutherner.com/the-souths-ellis-island-clarkston-georgia-refugees/

 

Split This Rock national network of socially engaged poets (see immigration resources) The Quarry: A Social Justice Poetry Database http://www.splitthisrock.org/poetry-database

 

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey –(2016) a children’s book by Margriet Ruurs, artist Nizar Ali Badr (in English and Arabic) about a family forced to leave their homeland being welcomed in a new country. Illustrated with stone images by Syrian artist Badr.

 

Super Cilantro Girl/ La Superniña del Cilantro (2003) Children’s book by Juan Felipe Herrera

 

Teachers Bridging Difference: Exploring Identity with Art (2018) a book by Marit Dewhurst on how teachers can become culturally responsive – an arts-based toolkit.

 

Telesur – (multimedia) -  https://www.telesurtv.net/english/multimedia/Latinx-Heritage-Month-2017-20160914-0028.html ;https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Smithsonian-Recounts-U.S.Immigrant-Experience-in-a-New-Video-20171130-0041.html

 

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay In 40 Questions (2017) book on unaccompanied minors by Valeria Luiselli

 

“Tell Me More” Encouraging and Developing the Voices of English Learners (2018) journal edited by Terry Farish and Carolyn Hutton for New Hampshire Humanities New Voices Project

 

Ten ways to Fight Hate: One year after Charlottesville (2018 video) https://www.splcenter.org/one-year-after-charlottesville; (2017 pdf.) https://www.splcenter.org/sites/default/files/com_ten_ways_to_fight_hate_2017_web.pdf

 

Texas Detention Centers for Immigrant Families – (7/29/15) Video from inside https://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/29/deplorable_federal_judge_condemns_for_profit

 

Then They Came For Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans During WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties (1/18-5/27/19) photography exhibition The Presidio, SF, CA What does an American look like? Who gets to decide? https://thentheycame.org/

 

They Take Our Jobs!: And 20 Other Myths about Immigration (2007)  book by Aviva Chomsky, Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

 

Things I’ll Never Say (see Educators for Fair Consideration) art, photography, writing, videos, etc. - http://www.thingsillneversay.org/; https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=103&v=0H4qy5WNEuk

 

This American Life (many podcasts on immigration) https://www.thisamericanlife.org/archive?keyword=immigration (podcasts and transcripts from 7/20/18, 12/8/17 & 12/15/17) #652: ICE Capades: Dispatches from a government agency in its tumultuous teenage years https://www.thisamericanlife.org/652/ice-capades; #632: Our Town - Part One, #633 https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/632/our-town-part-one: Our Town - Part Two https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/633/our-town-part-two - focus on Albertville, AL town changes with immigration; #550 Three Miles (2015) https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/550/three-miles#play; #641 (walls, barriers) https://www.thisamericanlife.org/641/the-walls

 

this bridge we call home: radical visions for transformation (2002) book edited by Gloria E. Anzaldúa and Ana Luisa Keating

 

Time for Ilhan (2018) documentary film about Ilhan Omar, first elected Somali-American Muslim legislator, Minnesota state representative.

 

To Be, or Not to Be (2018) (refugee essay by Masha Gessen in NY Review of Books) http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/02/08/to-be-or-not-to-be/

 

To Immigrants with Love (2017 Boston mural project) https://www.boston.gov/departments/immigrant-advancement/immigrants-love

 

Topic (Dreamer videos) https://www.topic.com/dreamed/melissa-you-re-giving-so-much-over-to-the-government

 

Towards the Sun (2018) anthology from the perspective of Arab women in Chicago Tadween Publishing

 

Trafficked in America (4/24/18) video https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/trafficked-in-america

 

The traumatogenic potential of law enforcement home raids: An exploratory report (2018 journal) by Lopez, William D.,Novak, Nicole L.,Harner, Melanie, Martinez, Ramiro, Seng, Julia.

 

The Try Guys on Immigration (funny video on How to Become an US Citizen) https://www.facebook.com/tryguys/videos/838665319643685/

 

Truth, Torture, and the American Way: The History ad Consequences of US Involvement in Torture (2005)  a book by human rights lawyer Jennifer Harbury

 

The Turtle of Oman (2014) children’s book by poet Naomi Shibab Nye

 

Two Americas (2016)– a film http://www.twoamericans.com/store/ trailer https://twoamericans.vhx.tv/buy/two-americans

 

Underwater Dreams (2014) documentary film- the story of how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build underwater robots, and go up against MIT in the process. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3563782/videoplayer/vi567127065?ref_=tt_pv_vi_aiv_1

 

Unaccompanied (2018) a poetry journey book by Javier Zamora, Port Townsend, Washington: Copper Canyon Press. (more on Zamora) poetry (unaccompanied) https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/javier-zamora; http://www.splitthisrock.org/poetry-database/poem/from-the-book-i-made; https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/an-immigrant-who-crossed-the-border-as-a-child-retraces-his-journey-in-poems

 

Unaccompanied Alone in America (2018 four minute video of courtroom) https://vimeo.com/268812608

 

Una Vida, Dos Países (2016) -film https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-adk-adk_sbnt&hsimp=yhs-adk_sbnt&hspart=adk&p=Una+Vida%2C+Dos+Pa%EF%BF%BDses#id=1&vid=f655e0a0ff65949c7e7446f7a5e7beca&action=click

 

The Unapologetically Brown Series – (photos, poetry, posters, etc.) - http://theunapologeticallybrownseries.format.com/series

 

Under the Same Moon/ Bajo la Misma Luna (2007) film trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jCZgUiPixE

 

Under the Same Sun (2015) song by Carrie – Spotify https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/carrie32?fbclid=IwAR0yqGjyz8MfHZelgUgjTe5A9qlwelc_tsZmgL82fDLsSngX5_kns8C1Qpw#.WjSdNNJGp-Q.facebook

 

Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives (2018) compiled and edited by Peter Orner in Voice of Witness free lesson plans http://voiceofwitness.org/lesson-plans/underground-america/

 

UndocuMedia https://www.facebook.com/undocumedia/posts/1897119193654439

 

Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal (2014) - book by Aviva Chomsky

 

Undocumonologues: stories from the Frontline of US Immigration Policies (2019) a play performed at Dairy Arts Center of Motus Theater Boulder, CO. https://tickets.thedairy.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=MotusTheaterFree

 

UNICEF Webinar – Migrant Rights (12/16/16) (Mariane Quintanao 29:33) http://talkmigrantrights.org/online-discussion-with-migrant-rights-experts/

 

Unlikely (2018) film of how five individuals failed by the higher education system fight for a second chance https://www.unlikelyfilm.com/

 

US family separation crisis-in pictures (2018) photography https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/jun/22/us-family-separation-crisis-in-pictures

 

The US-Mexican Border – Walls of Shame: (2/18/17 doc L Jazeera English) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ4nHnsfxNY

 

US Today Network (videos) The Wall  https://www.facebook.com/thewallusatodaynetwork/videos/118923122114692/; photos 2014 kids in detention https://www.azcentral.com/picture-gallery/news/politics/immigration/2014/06/18/first-glimpse-of-immigrant-children-at-holding-facility/10808687/

 

Valley of the Heart (2018 theater) written and directed by Luis Valdez (founder of Teatro Campesino and creator of Zoot Suit) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqmT6WaQOnQ

 

Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truths (2018) True Comics from the Latin American Youth Center of DC bilingual graphic memoirs about overcoming difficulties.

 

Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners (2018) poetry book by Naomi Shibab Nye

 

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Race (2018, Beacon Press) book and radio interview: https://www.wnyc.org/story/white-defensiveness

 

Why are migrants from Central America escaping to the US (4/6/18 – short news video) https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/migrants-central-america-escaping-us-180406092415998.html

 

Yes, We are Latinos: Poems and Prose about the Latino Experience (2016) book for and by children, other text by Alma Flor Ada & F. Isabel Campoy, pictures David Diaz (in English and Spanish)

 

You Tube videos about El Salvador gangs: (7/19/18 The Guardian) 'The only way out is through Jesus’: The El Salvador pastors saving MS-13 gang members https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vu8ZP1DaNyM; (4/9/18 Al Jazeera English) El Salvador: Deportees Welcome: Between MS-13 & Call Centres | Witness | Deportados Bienvenidos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttMOJ-oSSbQ; (9/22/17 VICE News) MS-13's Active Members Are Laughing At Trump's Crackdown (HBO) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_bmFJRcseg; (5/21/17 ZoominTV) Why Salvadorans are taking security in their own hands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDD_k2BPkY4;  (5/20/16 ABC News) In El Salvador, Gang Violence is a Part of Everyday Life: Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvRUc59PVS4; (11/26/15 VICE News) Targeting the Young: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNrjUyF--M0; (11/25/15 VICE News) One Day in Usulután: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 3) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SNjnk6AmKY; (11/24/15 VICE News) Living In Fear: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jBThtGw-TE; (11/23/15 VICE News) Waging War: Gangs of El Salvador (Part 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lc4nl194uQ;(7/21/15 AP Archive) El Salvador: Children of War Gangs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnvTQ5ePTh4; (1/15/12 Al Jazeera English) El Salvador's bitter civil war legacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG7rwfC31u4

 

We Refugees (1946) essay by Hannah Arendt http://www-leland.stanford.edu/dept/DLCL/files/pdf/hannah_arendt_we_refugees.pdf

 

WET: A DACAmented Journey (theater) Cara Mia Theatre and Ignite/Arts Dallas writer performer Alex Alpharaoh

 

What is behind the Sudden Surge of Child Migrants? The Case of the Northern Triangle and Mexico (7/12/18) statistics research paper by Julio Acuna Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3208824 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3208824

 

When They Come For Me poem by Alejandro Jimenez https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=wm#inbox/1646764a68ef6d48?projector=1

 

Which Way Home (2010), documentary of journey of unaccompanied minors:

whichwayhome.net

 

Who is Dayani Cristal (2014) movie trailer with Gael Garcia Bernal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLpjNGm3PNw

 

Why Walls Won’t Work: Repairing the US-Mexico Divide (2013) book by Michael Dear

 

Wilfredo: un niño de El Salvador/ A Boy from El Salvador (bilingual book for Elementary School) https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/wilfredo

 

* especially informative content

The resource list was compiled by Lynn Ditchfield with contributions from: Cheri Cluff, Michael Ditchfield, Victoria Dryfoos, Camila Fernandez, Justen Foster, Zee Gamson, Shari Geistfeld**, Linda Graham, Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario, Julie Huff**, Naomi Ostwald Kawamura, Roslyn Sue Le Mesurier, Carina Lubatti, Kendra Mills, Vivian Maria Poey**, Jane Sampaio, Guy Michel Telemanque, Gail Tipton, Rachel Toon, Vanessa Vento, and others. Mentor for Immigration Guidebook Rebecca A. McCarthy, Esq. Immigration & Nationality Law.

**special thanks

Funds to help support granted in part by:  Mass Cultural Council (MVLCC) and Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship

For more free resources on immigration, please visit Focus on Immigration Education and Stories Through the Arts (FIESTA) https://fiesta-immigrationfocus.com/

Please feel free to send other resources, or contribute curriculum plans or ideas to the Creativity-Based Curriculum Guidebook on Immigration, for details contact lynnditchfield@gmail.com