TEACHER GUIDES, RESEARCH and other information RESOURCES

 

 

The Affirmation Asylum Process explains legal entry to US for asylum seekers (law) https://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/refugees-asylum/asylum/affirmative-asylum-process

 

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) - www.aft.org/immigration, https://btu.org/unafraid/

https://sharemylesson.com/teaching-resource/resource-guide-help-protect-and-prepare-immigrant-youth-and-families-ice-raid; see Share My Lesson for plans and webinars

 

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) https://www.afsc.org/; Bystander Intervention Do’s and Don’ts https://www.afsc.org/bystanderintervention; social media posters graphics https://migrantjustice.afsc.org/graphics

 

American Immigration Council (see organizations) US Citizen Children Impacted by Immigration Enforcement https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/research/us_citizen_children_impacted_by_immigration_enforcement.pdf

 

American Immigration Lawyers Association - http://www.aila.org/

 

American Public Media APM Reports podcasts, documentaries and reports strives to raise awareness, trigger debate and promote positive change via non-partisan, independent journalism. Educate https://www.apmreports.org/educate-podcast; 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.

 (12/3/18) Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first https://www.apmreports.org/story/2018/11/30/college-student-temporary-protected-status; (9/11/17) Shadow Class; College Dreamers in Trump’s America https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/08/21/shadow-class; also see Plyer v. Doe: A Supreme Court case 35 years ago yields a supply of emboldened DACA students today https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/08/21/plyler-doe-daca-students; (5/2/17) A public school that’s just for immigrants https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/05/02/a-public-school-just-for-immigrants; (3/21/17) Immigration enforcement has DACA students on edge https://www.apmreports.org/story/2017/03/21/immigration-enforcement-has; (11/17/16) Fear, uncertainty for undocumented students https://www.apmreports.org/story/2016/11/17/fear-uncertainty-undocumented-students

 

Amnesty International Most Dangerous Journey: What Central American Migrants Face When They Try to Cross the Border https://www.amnestyusa.org/most-dangerous-journey-what-central-american-migrants-face-when-they-try-to-cross-the-border/

 

Ancestry Classroom - apply for grant for one year of free access to database (US content) for teachers and school administrators https://www.ancestryk12.com/k12/GrantProgram/

 

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) fighting hate for good https://www.adl.org/education-and-resources/resources-for-educators-parents-families/lesson-plans; Teaching Immigration Now: Current Events in the Classroom https://www.ilctr.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/ADL-webinar-PPT.pdf

 

Anti-immigrant groups/ articles - CIS Center for Immigration Studies, an advocacy group that favors more limits on immigration. FAIR – watch for misleading information.

 

Arts Corps social justice framework https://www.artscorps.org/

 

Berkeley History-Social Science Project bridges the academy and K-12 communities, many lesson plans to download and resources available http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/about-uc-berkeley-history-social-science-project; (Mexican Immigration in the 20th Century) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/struggles-justice-mexican-immigration-20th-century; (US immigration multiple source – designing document based questions DBQs) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/us-immigration-designing-dbqs; (Immigration and Industrialization in the North) http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/immigration-and-industrialization-north; Making History Using Local Resources and Oral History Guide- http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/Making_History/Using_Local_History; http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/content/classroom-materials; many others.

 

Beyond Tolerance: A resource guide for addressing LGBTQI issues in schools (2010) - http://www.nycore.org/wp-content/uploads/Beyond%20Tolerance.pdf

 

Brookings https://www.brookings.edu/ research, policy recommendations and analysis (4/22/19) As Americans spread out, immigration plays a crucial role in local population growth https://www.brookings.edu/research/as-americans-spread-out-immigration-plays-a-crucial-role-in-local-population-growth/; (4/10/19) America is not full. Its future rests with young immigrants https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2019/04/10/america-is-not-full-its-future-rests-with-young-immigrants/

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics: US Department of Labor- https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/forbrn.pdf

 

Captured Childhood (2012) Introducing a new model to ensure the rights and liberty of refugee, asylum seeker and irregular migrant children affected by immigration detention: http://idcoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Captured-Childhood-FINAL-June-2012.pdf

 

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. - https://cliniclegal.org/

 

Center for American Progress - https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/immigration/view/– (DACA report pdf also below June 2017) https://cdn.americanprogress.org/content/uploads/2017/06/21142115/DACAat5-brief2.pdf

 

Center for an Urban Future (2017) - https://nycfuture.org/research/the-numbers-behind-the-immigration-debate; (2016) https://nycfuture.org/research/new-york-city-must-support-its-immigrant-population-to-ensure-a-successful

 

Center for Migration Studies (research on border wall US and Mexico -difference of asylum seekers as refugees) http://cmsny.org/publications/jmhs-visa-overstays-border-wall/; https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/233150241700500107

 

Choices Program: Brown University (Immigration and the US Policy Debate) – (also see videos Brown) http://www.choices.edu/curriculum-unit/immigration-u-s-policy-debate/; http://www.choices.edu/teaching-news-lesson/syrian-refugees-understanding-stories-comics/?utm_source=Choices+Newsletter+List&utm_campaign=97bb8e584e-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_08_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_af2c96b5f0-97bb8e584e-81214741&mc_cid=97bb8e584e&mc_eid=a23138861f

 

Civic Online Reasoning Stanford History Education Group https://sheg.stanford.edu/civic-online-reasoning

 

Critical Explorers teaching, learning, curriculum https://criticalexplorers.org/

 

Culture Strike – guides on creating art work, stencils, etc. - http://www.culturestrike.org/, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7WSCj_dFsh1flJMYmlIenhyYlpwbXJta2lmYTd6cWFhdE5tN3BFSlhhLVIzQVgteGRUcG8

 

The Debate on Dreamers: A Lesson Plan for Teaching about DACA (includes video) https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/21/learning/lesson-plans/a-lesson-plan-for-teaching-about-daca-and-dreamers.html

 

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) - http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/dacaeducatorsguide2014_rev.pdf

 

Don’t Get Iced: A guide to protecting immigrants from deportation after arrest - http://dontgeticed.org/

 

Education Week (2/18/19) Hundreds of Teachers Hold ‘Teach-In’ to Protest Detention of Immigrant Children http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2019/02/teacher_of_year_teach_in_immigration.html (8/6/18) Hate in Schools: An In-Depth Look https://www.edweek.org/ew/projects/hate-in-schools.html

 

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) - http://e4fc.org/home.html

 

Eighty-Eight Ways to Celebrate Appreciate Diversity Month http://www.sbhihelp.org/files/Diversity88Ways.pdf

 

The Employment Effects of Mexican Repatriations: Evidence from the 1930’s http://giovanniperi.ucdavis.edu/uploads/5/6/8/2/56826033/mexican.pdf

 

Ensuring Every Undocumented Student Succeeds: A Report on Access to Public Education for Undocumented Children Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Fact-Finding Project & Women’s Refugee Commission (2016) https://www.law.georgetown.edu/human-rights-institute/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2017/07/2016-HRI-Report-English.pdf

 

The Exodus Institute mobilizes private and international sectors to actively utilize its resources to address forced migration https://theexodusinstitute.org/

 

Expatistan (cost of living, food, salary calculator by country) https://www.expatistan.com/cost-of-living/comparison/

 

Facing History and Ourselveshttps://www.facinghistory.org/ free downloads

https://www.facinghistory.org/resource-libraryhttps://www.facinghistory.org/resource-library/after-charlottesville-contested-history-and-fight-against-bigotry; https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/publications/Holocaust_Human_Behavior_revised_edition.pdf;https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/publications/The_Reconstruction_Era_and_The_Fragility_of_Democracy_5.pdf; (empathy project) https://www.highpointacademy.net/; 3/19/19 https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2019/03/19/anti-semitism-islamaphobia-new-zealand-shooting-roger-brooks

 

Five Ways to Celebrate the World Day for Cultural Diversity

https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2018/05/21/5-ways-to-celebrate-the-world-day-for-cultural-diversity/

 

Flores Figueroa vs United States Supreme Court ruling (October 2008) victory that removed the threat of frivolous prosecution from some 7 million undocumented workers in the United States https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/08pdf/08-108.pdf

 

Global Boston: Eras of Migration https://globalboston.bc.edu/index.php/home/eras-of-migration/

 

Global Detention Project – Engaging Governments on Alternatives to Immigration Detention – Working Paper No. !4 July 2016 -  https://handouts live.s3.amazonaws.com/9ef08b826fe4440f88949a29bb86bbb1?sessionId=3819557539213234443&participantId=300027

 

Global Violent Deaths 2017 http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/fileadmin/docs/U-Reports/SAS-Report-GVD2017.pdf; (small arms survey—violence monitoring group) http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/about-us/highlights/2017/highlight-gvd-report.html

 

Global Witness https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/environmental-activists/;12/30/17 (environmentally forced migration -147 environmental defenders killed in 2017) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2017/jul/13/the-defenders-tracker;

 

Groundswell Movement - https://action.groundswell-mvmt.org/

 

Harvard Graduate School of Education: Usable Knowledge Connecting Research to Practice (2018) https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/uk/18/05/supporting-undocumented-students-and-mixed-status-families; the UndocuAllies Initiative https://uai.gse.harvard.edu

 

Hear Our Voices Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants-PICUM https://handoutslive.s3.amazonaws.com/23af757ba81b4253bf0b1c30a7cae684?sessionId=3819557539213234443&participantId=300027

The Hechinger Report covers inequality and innovation in education – journalism, stories, research, data https://hechingerreport.org/special-reports/immigration/; (12/3/18) Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their legal status. One hopes to graduate with his college degree first https://www.apmreports.org/story/2018/11/30/college-student-temporary-protected-status; 11/16/18 When do we talk about the migrant caravan? Now: 5 ways to discuss what’s happening at the US-Mexico border https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-when-do-we-talk-about-the-migrant-caravan-now/

Historical Thinking Concepts - http://historicalthinking.ca/historical-thinking-concepts

 

IAWG Advocacy Brochure (August 2016): https://handouts-live.s3.amazonaws.com/601ef7e7aa7d446ba924475409c50f79?sessionId=3819557539213234443&participantId=300027

Ideo.org A lesson in optimism for World Refugee Day (2016) https://www.ideo.org/perspective/a-lesson-in-optimism

Immigrant and Refugee Children- guidebook for educators and school support staff- https://www.nilc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ICE-Raids-Educators-Guide-2016-06.pdf;

https://offices.depaul.edu/diversity/advocacy/Documents/im_uac-educators-guide_2016.pdf

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service) – Congressional and Media Advocacy Guide & Immigrant Leadership Training Curriculum - https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/documents/community_advocacy_guide.pdf - https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/immigrant_leadership_training_curriculum.pdf

(DACA) https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/community_advisory_-_end_of_dacav2.pdf

 

iCivics https://www.icivics.org/teachers

 

I Learn Library a human library inspired by stories and film http://ilearnamerica.com/human-library/

 

Immigrant Learning Center -Public Education Program, Institute for Immigration Research, Teaching Immigration Now: Current Events in the Classroom https://www.ilctr.org/promoting-immigrants/ilc-workshops/educators-2/; English Language Program - http://www.ilctr.org; http://www.ilctr.org/promoting-immigrants/immigrant-entrepreneur-hof/; Immigration and Crime: http://www.ilctr.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/immigration_and_crime.pdf; Immigration Taxes and Welfare - http://www.ilctr.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/immigrants_taxes_use_of_welfare2012.pdf; Immigrant Research and Information: Informing People Concerned About Immigration and Immigrants - http://www.immigrationresearch-info.org/report/immigrant-learning-center-inc/immigrant-entrepreneurs-creating-jobs-and-strengthening-us-econ

 

Immigrant Entrepreneurship (2016) https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Publication%20Files/17-011_da2c1cf4-a999-4159-ab95-457c783e3fff.pdf

 

Immigrants Rising – (entrepreneurs) - https://immigrantsrising.org/

 

Immigration History Research Center of University of Minnesota (Immigrant stories and history) Immigration Syllabus http://editions.lib.umn.edu/immigrationsyllabus/; https://cla.umn.edu/ihrc; How to Immigrate to the US https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1eIDteoJgugS1BNMlVha01fLWc/view; Refugees and Asylum Seekers https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1eIDteoJgugUUo4NGxwNHQxdkU/view; The Immigrant Stories Project https://cla.umn.edu/ihrc/immigrant-stories; MN Digital Library https://mndigital.org/

 

Immigration Policy – (2005) – Fencing in Failure: Effective Border Patrol is Not Achieved by Building More Fences -  Jason Ackleson, Ph.D. https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/research/Fencing%20in%20Failure.pdf

 

Immigration’s Role in Building a Strong American Economy – (2013) http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/im_wh_fs_immrolestrongeconomy.pdf

 

Indykids! - http://indykids.org/main/  and https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/12173/ and http://www.indykids.org/docs/IndyKidsTeachingGuide54.pdf

 

Informed Immigranthttps://www.informedimmigrant.com/faq/; https://www.informedimmigrant.com/; https://www.informedimmigrant.com/resources/

 

Initiative for Child Rights – resources - http://www.childrenonthemove.org/resources/

 

Institute for Immigration Research https://iir.gmu.edu a multidisciplinary research institute at George Mason University.

 

Inter-American Commission on Human Rightshttp://www.oas.org/en/iachr/ (study) Qué esperamosdel futuro?: Detención migratoria y alternativas a la detencion en las Americas https://idcoalition.org/publication/informe_regional_americas_2017/

 

International Detention Coalition – (UNHRC) - https://idcoalition.org/, https://idcoalition.org/news/limiting-detention-highlighted-at-unhcr-excom/

 

International Rescue Committee (articles, stories, support from famous people) https://www.rescue.org/; https://www.rescue.org/article/most-read-international-rescue-committee-stories-2017

 

Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation documentary films, curriculum and free resource materials of courage, endurance, struggle and victory against the Nazis during WWII http://www.jewishpartisans.org/

 

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

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

 

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) – www.supportkind.org; (Fair Day in Court Act of 2018) https://supportkind.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Fair-Day-in-Court-for-Kids-Act-of-2018-2-pager.pdf

 

Know Your Rights Guidebooks – Casa Maryland - http://wearecasa.org/resources/know-your-rights/, United We Dream, AFT – Immigrant and Refugee Children: A Guide for Educators and School Support Staff: https://unafraideducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Guide-for-Educators-ICE-Raids.pdf; https://www.acluaz.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/aclu_border_rights.pdf

 

Latin American & Iberian Institute K-12 Educators Teaching US-Mexico Border https://laii.unm.edu/info/k-12-educators/curriculum/us-mexico-border.html

 

Latino Rebels (music, radio, films) http://www.latinorebels.com/category/music/

 

Latinx Talk: Research, commentary, and creativity that fosters critical dialogues https://latinxtalk.org/

 

Law at the Margins – http://lawatthemargins.com/, (webinar) https://www.crowdcast.io/e/lessons-from-organizing

 

Lessons from Literature http://www.lessonsfromliterature.org/ for prevention of violence by using books and materials to facilitate discussion and build awareness.

 

Making Caring Common Project Harvard Graduate School of Education https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/; Resources for Educators https://mcc.gse.harvard.edu/resources-for-educators/

 

Maps and Charts: maps that explain how America is a nation of Immigrants (and other map resources) 3/14/19 Part of Us: A Data-Driven Look at Children of Immigrants (One-Quarter of US Children Are Children of Immigrants)

https://www.urban.org/features/part-us-data-driven-look-children-immigrants; 3/14/19 Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants http://apps.urban.org/features/children-of-immigrants/; Children of Immigrants Data Tool http://webapp.urban.org/charts/datatool/pages.cfm

Map of economic impact of refugees in communities according to states https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/locations/; (1/11/19) charts fact check immigration statistics https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/01/11/us/politics/trump-border-crisis-reality.html; Largest US Immigrant Groups over Time 1960-Present https://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/largest-immigrant-groups-over-time; (migration refugee map) http://media.diercke.net/omeda/800/111035E_1_Erde_Migration.jpg; migration movement: http://meridianintl.co/attachment/full/interactive-map-of-migration-in-the-us/anthropology-and-human-geography-resources-some-maps-and-other.jpg; Foreign-born Share of the Population 1850-2015 Global Boston https://globalboston.bc.edu/index.php/home/eras-of-migration/; (7 maps in Spanish 11/28/18) https://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias-internacional-46384408; (climate change map relating to Central American caravan 11/20/18)  https://climateandcapitalism.com/2018/11/20/new-maps-of-land-destruction-show-why-caravans-flee-central-america/; 37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants (2/7/17) https://www.vox.com/2015/1/12/7474897/immigration-america-maps;

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

 

Media Voices for Children (an internet news agency for children’s rights) https://www.mediavoicesforchildren.org/

 

Memory Project invites young artists around the world to create portraits as gifts to children facing challenges https://www.memoryproject.org

 

Mijente – Community Defense Zone Starter Guide- http://mijente.net/2017/02/10/community-defense-zone-guide/; Chinga la Migra/Abolish ICE (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=95&v=HmzJzegBvek

 

Migration Policy Institute (MPI) - http://www.migrationpolicy.org/; research https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research-initiatives; A Profile of U.S. Children with Unauthorized Immigrant Parents https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/profile-us-children-unauthorized-immigrant-parents; Largest US Immigrant Groups over Time 1960-Present https://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/largest-immigrant-groups-over-time; My (Un)documented Life resources: https://mydocumentedlife.org/; Revving Up the Deportation Machinery Enforcement under Trump and the Pushback (May 2018) https://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/revving-deportation-machinery-under-trump-and-pushback; (2006) Labor force trends http://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/immigrants-and-labor-force-trends-future-past-and-present

 

Model Campus Safe Zones Resolution Language (K-12) https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/campus-safe-zones-language-k-12/; (Colleges & Universities) https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/campus-safe-zones-language-college/

 

Movement Strategy Center – Making Space Making Change Profiles of Youth-Led and Youth-Driven Organizations https://movementstrategy.org/directory/making-space-making-change/

 

Museum of Tolerance http://www.museumoftolerance.com/ programs, PD workshops

 

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

 

Narrative4 works in 4 continents 12 countries and 18 US states for story exchange to build empathy  https://narrative4.com/about/

 

National Association of School Psychologists - https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/war-and-terrorism/supporting-refugee-students -

 

National Education Association (NEA)- http://educationvotes.nea.org/neaedjustice/social-justice-issues/immigration/, neaEdjustice.org

 

National Institute for Latino Policy (NILP) www.nilpnetwork.org

 

New American Economy research and reporting of areas impacted by immigration policies (by state and area) also videos https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/; https://www.newamericaneconomy.org/sites/all/themes/pnae/img/Immigrant_Workers_Brookings.pdf

 

New York Collective of Radical Educators http://www.nycore.org/

 

New Yorker Magazine (and videos) on Immigration Issues (see Arts Resource List)

 

New York Times: The Learning Network https://www.nytimes.com/section/learning

 

No Human is Illegal: ¡Ningún Ser Humano es Ilegal!: An Educators Guidebook for Addressing Immigration in the Classroom (2006) - http://www.nycore.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/No-Human-Is-Illegal1.pdf

 

North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) The Aid Paradox (4/1/19) https://nacla.org/news/2019/04/03/aid-paradox; reporting on the Americas Volume 50, 2018 - Issue 2: Eye of the Storm: Capitalism, Colonialism, and Climate Change in the Caribbean  (USAID death and displacement article by Victoria McKenzie and Steven Cohen, pp. 128-138) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479458 ; (Puerto Rico by Marie Cruz Soto In Vieques, Life Amid Devastation pp. 160-162) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479472; (Puerto Rico The Development Paradox by Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores pp.163-169) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479479; (Puerto Rico – Ruin Nation by Hilda Lloréns, pp. 154-159) https://doi.org/10.1080/10714839.2018.1479468

 

#NOT1MORE http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/ links http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/resources/links-and-references/

 

One Action 2016: arts & immigration project (related arts and culture immigrant resurces) http://www.one-action.org/get-involved/learn-more/

 

Partnership for a New American Economy: Fact Sheet http://www.renewoureconomy.org/sites/all/themes/pnae/img/facts.pdf

Partnership of the Purse (2014) -http://www.renewoureconomy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/PNAE_hispanic_contributions.pdf

 

Penn Graduate School of Education Perspective on Urban Education, Immigration Issues in Urban Schools, Vol. 6, #1. Spring 2009. http://www.urbanedjournal.org/archive/V6I1-Immigration&UrbanSchools/index.html

 

Pew Research Center (1/16/19) How Americans see illegal immigration, the border wall and political compromise http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/16/how-americans-see-illegal-immigration-the-border-wall-and-political-compromise/; (2/8/18 Rise in ICE arrests in 2017) http://www.pewresearch.org/topics/immigration/; http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/02/08/ice-arrests-went-up-in-2017-with-biggest-increases-in-florida-northern-texas-oklahoma/; (rise in immigration central triangle -2017) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2017/12/07/rise-in-u-s-immigrants-from-el-salvador-guatemala-and-honduras-outpaces-growth-from-elsewhere/; http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants-enrolled-in-daca/; (population growth 2017) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/08/immigration-projected-to-drive-growth-in-u-s-working-age-population-through-at-least-2035/; (where refugees settle 11/2/17) http://www.pewglobal.org/interactives/where-have-refugees-settled-in-the-u-s/; (immigration law history and statistics 2015) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-1-the-nations-immigration-laws-1920-to-today/; (chapter two) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-2-immigrations-impact-on-past-and-future-u-s-population-change/ (chapter 3) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-3-the-changing-characteristics-of-recent-immigrant-arrivals-since-1970/; (chapter 4) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-4-u-s-public-has-mixed-views-of-immigrants-and-immigration/; (chapter five) http://www.pewhispanic.org/2015/09/28/chapter-5-u-s-foreign-born-population-trends/

 

Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) http://picum.org/

 

Planning to Change the World: A Plan Book for Social Justice Teachers (2016-1017) – (sample) http://www.justiceplanbook.com/justice-plan-book/ptctw1617-sample-spreads.pdf, www.justiceplanbook.com, http://www.rethinkingschools.org/proddetails.asp?ID=9780942961874

 

Practice Advisory: The Legal Authority for “Sanctuary” School Policies https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/sanctuary-school-practice-advisory/

 

Project Zero (Harvard Graduate School of Education) http://www.pz.harvard.edu/

 

Public Broadcasting System (PBS) News Hour (current) see videos in Arts Resource section.

 

Puerto Rico Syllabus: Essential tools for critical thinking about Puerto Rican debt https://puertoricosyllabus.com/

 

Reading list on immigration for 3rd to 5th graders suggest by contributing educator Emily Gross: Peppe the Lamplighter by Ted Lewin and Elisa Bartone; Mama's Nightingale: A Story of Immigration and Separation  by Edwidge Danticat, Leslie Staub (Illustrator); Landed by Milly Lee, Yangsook Choi (Illustrator); Going Home by Eve Bunting, David Diaz (Illustrator); Fionna’s Lace by Patricia Polocco  

 

Refugee Integration Program with Battery Dance teacher training and workshops https://batterydance.org/refugee-integration/

 

Refugee Studies Center multidisciplinary research on forced migration https://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk

 

Resistance School Marshall Ganz on Public Narrative https://www.resistanceschool.com/public-narrative, https://www.resistanceschool.com/coaching-videos, https://www.resistanceschool.com/session-one-overview/

 

Resources for Resistance https://ccrjustice.org/resources-resistance

 

Rethinking Schools https://www.rethinkingschools.org/books?redirected=true; https://zinnedproject.org/materials/a-lesson-on-the-japanese-american-internment/; https://zinnedproject.org/materials/the-other-internment/;(Muslims in the US) https://zinnedproject.org/2014/04/a-peoples-history-of-muslims-in-the-united-states/

 

ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America (winter 2107 issue Displacements) published by David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) http://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/files/revista/files/online_pdf_pages_of_2017_winter_displacement_revista.pdf; (2016  El Salvador) https://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/el-salvador-spring-2016

 

Reyna Grande website http://reynagrande.com/ Mexican American author her books including Young Readers edition (English and Spanish), articles, radio interviews, video

 

Rockville High School Design Immigration Exhibit at Beall-Dawson House https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/rockvillehs/academics/APLang.aspx

 

Salam Neighbor (2015) 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

 

Sanctuary Caravan (2018) response by New Sanctuary Coalition to support the Central American Caravan https://www.sanctuarycaravan.org/

 

Sanders Institute Immigration Fact Sheet (September 2017) Vox video DACA Explained https://www.sandersinstitute.com/issues/immigration?source=em170909-full

7 Truths About Immigration https://www.sandersinstitute.com/blog/7-truths-about-immigration

 

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

 

School Library Journal & Facing History: Foundations for Future Voters (2017) Books on Democracy & Citizenship https://www.facinghistory.org/sites/default/files/SLJ_DemocracyBooklist_2017.pdf?utm_campaign=Digest%20Emails&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=57296374&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--acX5yUfdZhbcUmkdazidWzco8yiHj1rQ8B9sfR4JJ-b1n9WxlXU2Xv0VZ9ggCSqDHSFABvxBo63OZLmgNXnfoImqzMA&_hsmi=57296374

 

Shape of Home lesson exploring diverse concepts of home by Teaching Tolerance https://www.tolerance.org/classroom-resources/tolerance-lessons/the-shape-of-home

 

Share My Lesson great resources, webinars and lesson plans - https://sharemylesson.com/search?search_api_views_fulltext=immigration

 

Share the Journey (Caritas Internationalis) Myths about Migration http://journey.caritas.org/

 

Shared Studios portals – technology to get face-to-face with someone in a distant portal https://www.sharedstudios.com

 

Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)/ Teaching Tolerance http://www.splcenter.org/; exposing anti-immigration organization: FAIR https://www.splcenter.org/fighting-hate/extremist-files/group/federation-american-immigration-reform; launching Immigrant Songs Initiative (2019) with the all-female mariachi band Flor de Toloache “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

 

Stanford History Education Group (Reading Like an Historian)  https://sheg.stanford.edu/

 

A Supreme Court Fight For Students’ Free Speech Rights (2/22/19) short video on Tinker v DeMoines case during war in Vietnam (1965) https://www.aclu.org/blog/free-speech...; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go63SCNT6OQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Teachers Against Child Detention https://www.teachersagainstchilddetention.org/

 

Teachers Pay Teachers PreK-12 books and lesson plans search immigration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Search:immigration

 

Teaching for Change http://www.teachingforchange.org/; List of films and resources on Central America: How Many Central Americans of Note Can You Name? http://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/; Resistance 101 http://www.teachingforchange.org/resistance101; SocialJusticeBooks.org (booklists, reviews, articles); Challenge Islamophobia with Education 2019 https://www.teachingforchange.org/challenge-islamophobia; (Roots of Immigration -When we were young/there was a war 2018) http://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/immigration-from-el-salvador; http://www.centralamericanstories.com/;(2018 Caribbean Connection free download Puerto Rico) http://www.teachingforchange.org/books/our-publications/caribbean-connections/puerto-rico http://www.teachingforchange.org/challenge-islamophobia-education; quiz yourself on Central America  http://quiz.teachingforchange.org/central-america; (Black Muslims in the US) https://www.teachingforchange.org/black-muslims

 

Teaching Tolerance (Fall 2018 Issue 60) The School-to-Deportation Pipeline: Is your school putting undocumented students at risk? Tolerance.org; (June 2018) Lesson plans – Exploring the Histories of El Salvador and Guatemala with Literature https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/exploring-history-central-american-literature; The Roots of Immigration from El Salvador and Current Policy Debates https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/immigration-from-el-salvador; Introduction to Central America https://www.teachingcentralamerica.org/introduction-to-central-america; On Border: https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/teaching-on-the-border; (3/26/18) March for Our Lives for educators https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/five-things-for-educators-to-keep-in-mind-after-march-for-our-lives;(Spring 2017)  - http://www.tolerance.org/magazine/number-55-spring-2017/feature/immigrant-and-refugee-children-guide-educators-and-school-su

10 Myths About Immigration - http://www.tolerance.org/immigration-myths

Classroom resources - http://www.tolerance.org/features/immigration_support_for_students

Digital Literacy Framework, Lesson Plans K12 - https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/presenting-teaching-tolerances-digital-literacy-framework; (Summer 2015 toolkit for learning from the inside) https://www.tolerance.org/magazine/summer-2015/toolkit-for-learning-from-the-inside

 

Tenement Museum Bringing American Immigration Stories to Life https://www.tenement.org

 

Texas Civil Rights Project https://texascivilrightsproject.org/ (6/22/18 legal update post Exec Order webinar) https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s43uKrhOT4iWF2Wq5s7plg

 

Through Culture We Resist: African Diaspora Cultural Arts & Social Justice - http://www.nycore.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/Cultural_Arts_ITAG_BOOK.pdf

 

Timeline of US Immigration Policy (1790-2013) https://www.voanews.com/a/timeline-of-us-immigration-policy/1686113.html; (timeline US intervention El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) https://medium.com/s/story/timeline-us-intervention-central-america-a9bea9ebc148; (country profile Timeline) bbc.com

 

Together Rising (Virginia based) https://togetherrising.org/

 

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

 

TracImmigration (new details on border patrol) http://trac.syr.edu/immigration/reports/518/#f1

 

Training for Racial Equity and Inclusion (toolkit) https://www.racialequitytools.org/resourcefiles/shapiro.pdf

 

UCLA The Civil Right Project/ Proyecto Derechos Civiles https://www.civilrightsproject.ucla.edu/news/press-releases/2018-press-releases/first-of-its-kind-survey-reveals-alarming-impact-of-immigration-enforcement-on-public-schools

 

UCLA Re-imagining Migration https://reimaginingmigration.org/about-us/; Educators Guide and Moving Stories App https://reimaginingmigration.org/moving-stories-educators-guide-home/; A Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering Inclusion of Immigrant-Origin Students https://reimaginingmigration.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Inclusive-Curriculum-V9-24Sept2018.pdf; 5 Resources for Exploring Anti-Immigrant Prejudice https://reimaginingmigration.org/what-did-i-just-hear-5-resources-for-exploring-anti-immigrant-prejudice/; Migration Framework: Questions to ask when teaching stories of migration https://reimaginingmigration.org/migration-framework-questions-to-ask-when-thinking-about-stories-of-migration/; Talking and Teaching about Walls and Borders; Separated Children at Border; and more.

 

Unafraid Educators (part of the Immigrant Rights Organizing Committee of the Boston Teachers Union) -https://unafraideducators.org/; https://unafraideducators.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/An-Educators-Guide-to-Learning-About-the-Experiences-of-Undocumented-People-compiled-by-BTU-Unafraid-Educators.pdf

 

UNICEF – A Child is a Child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation - https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/UNICEF_A_child_is_a_child_Executive_Summary_May_2017.pdf; https://www.unicef.org/crc/files/UNICEF_CRE_Toolkit_FINAL_web_version170414.pdf

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) - http://www.unhcr.org/en-u Rights of the Child- http://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/crc.aspx; Vulnerability Screening Tool - Identifying and addressing vulnerability: a tool for asylum and migration systems: https://idcoalition.org/publication/view/identifying-and-addressing-vulnerability-a-tool-for-asylum-and-migration-systems; /https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxUpIjVdpRo

 

United States Customs and Border Protection (Southwest Border Migration 2018) https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/sw-border-migration

 

United We Dream - http://weareuwd.org/; http://unitedwedream.org/ Here to Stay Toolkit K-12, Higher Education Educators & Schools

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o-zD9Yy-oJboGOtWkBD3E8bz3DhEPPikOBBzYOOXSdU/edit

A Portrait of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Recipients (DACA) http://unitedwedream.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/DACA-report-final-1.pdf

 

University of Massachusetts Boston – Scholar Works at UMass Boston (2014) – Challenges facing MA Corrections Agencies http://scholarworks.umb.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1019&context=mspa_capstone

 

Urban Institute – http://www.urban.org/; 3/14/19 Part of Us: A Data-Driven Look at Children of Immigrants (One-Quarter of US Children Are Children of Immigrants)

https://www.urban.org/features/part-us-data-driven-look-children-immigrants ; 3/14/19 Visualizing Trends for Children of Immigrants http://apps.urban.org/features/children-of-immigrants/; Children of Immigrants Data Tool http://webapp.urban.org/charts/datatool/pages.cfm

 

Urban Justice Center – Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project https://asylumadvocacy.org/

 

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/

 

Upheaval: Refugee Trek through Europe (2017) by Navid Kermani, Moises Saman, Cambridge, UK: Policy Press

 

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis For Refugee and Migrant Children – UNICEF - Uprooted_growing_crisis_for_refugee_and_migrant_children.pdf; https://www.unicef.org/publications/files/Uprooted_Executive_Summary_Sept_2016.pdf

 

Vamos4PR (Puerto Rico) https://www.vamos4pr.org/

 

Vanguard High School great curriculum ideas from the Autobiography advisory projecthttp://www.vanguardnyc.net/advisorycircle/autobiography/index.htm

Voice of Witness: Amplifying Unheard Voices (oral histories and accompanying lesson plans) http://voiceofwitness.org/about/; Solito, Solita; Oral History Resource Guide for ELLhttp://voiceofwitness.org/resource-guide-english-language-learners/?ver=6739340af72e55ad19288d1cef9681447dcce1d4; Chasing the Harvest: Migrant Workers in California Agriculture (see Arts Resource List)

WE Library - https://www.we.org/we-schools/program/educator-resources/library/

 

Western States Center to strengthen inclusive democracy so all people can live, love, work free from fear. Confronting White Nationalism in Schools. www.westernstatescenter.org/schools 

 

What Part of Legal Immigration Don’t You Understand (2008) graphic chart http://reason.com/assets/db/immigration-flow-chart.jpg

 

What is DACA and What Rights Do DACA Recipients Have? https://www.immigrantjustice.org/staff/blog/quick-guide-daca-and-dream-act

 

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA): Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas – (resources and fact sheets) https://www.wola.org/

 

Western States Center https://www.westernstatescenter.org/ strength inclusive democracy

 

Women’s Refugee Commission www.womwnsrefugeecommission.org/; (Alternatives to Detention) https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/images/zdocs/The-Real-Alternatives-to-Detention-FINAL-06-27-17.pdf

 

World Regional Geography by Caitlin Finlayson http://caitiefinlayson.com/WRGTextbook.pdf

 

World Savvy – Global Youth Media and Arts Program: Immigration and Identity Collaborator’s Guide http://asiasociety.org/files/worldsavvymap.pdf

 

YES! Magazine (3/18/19) Border (In)Security Writing Lesson Plan writing competition https://www.yesmagazine.org/for-teachers/writing-competition-essays/201cborder-in-security201d-student-writing-lesson; (2/28/19) Border Wall Trumped by Art and Community https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/border-wall-trumped-by-art-community-20190228; (2/15/19) Trump’s National Emergency Crete a Real Border Crisis–for Families, Wildlife, Protected Lands https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/the-real-border-emergency-is-people-and-protected-lands-20190215; (1/3/19) Let’s Talk About Migrant Caravans https://www.yesmagazine.org/for-teachers/curriculum/lets-talk-about-migrant-caravans; (12/19/18 Migrant Life at the US Border: 24 Hours in Photos) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/migrant-life-at-the-us-border-24-hours-in-photos-20181219; (12/17/18 Grandmothers Bring Food and Comfort to Asylum-Seekers at Bus Stations) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/grandmothers-bring-food-and-comfort-to-asylum-seekers-at-bus-stations-20181217; (12/13/18 Why Hondurans See Migration as an Act of Civil Disobedience) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/why-hondurans-see-migration-as-an-act-of-civil-disobedience-protest-20181213; (12/4/18 Europe’s History With Refugees Has Something to Tell the US) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/the-good-the-bad-and-the-costly-responses-to-migration-20181204; (11/15/18 Migrant Caravan) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/how-you-can-help-as-migrant-caravans-arrive-at-the-us-border-20181115; (#82 Sanctuary Issue Summer 2017) www.yesmagazine.org, http://issues.yesmagazine.org/issue/sanctuary/; (teaher resources) https://www.tfaforms.com/4687796; (8/8/18 economic and cultural impact of immigrant population in conservative Kansas) https://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/a-conservative-town-embraces-its-immigrants-documented-or-undocumented-20180808; (6/18/18 Indian Country Remembers the Trauma of Children Taken from Their Parents) https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/indian-country-remembers-the-trauma-of-children-taken-from-their-parents-20180618; (for teachers on DACA 2017) https://www.yesmagazine.org/for-teachers/curriculum/lets-talk-about-daca

 

Youth in Front (Advice on Leading Change from Experienced Youth Activists and Allies)

http://www.youthinfront.org/

 

Zinn Education Project - https://zinnedproject.org/; https://zinnedproject.org/teaching-materials/?themes=immigration; Bound for the Río Grande: Traitors or Martyrs https://zinnedproject-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/traitors_or_martyrs.pdf; La Guerra con México: https://zinnedproject-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Spanish_Version_US_Mexico_War.pdf

Bound for the Río Grande: Traitors or Martyr; Howard Zinn’s address to National Council of Social Studies (2008) https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=41&v=VVjzF3meMWs

 

The resource list was compiled by Lynn Ditchfield with contributions from: Anita Botti**, Cheri Cluff, Michael Ditchfield**, Victoria Dryfoos, Camila Fernandez, Justen Foster, Anne Gallagher, Shari Geistfeld**, Linda Graham, Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario, Julie Huff**, Naomi Ostwald Kawamura, Vivian Maria Poey**, Jenik Munafo Khelalfa**, Guy Michel Telemanque, Rachel Toon, Vanessa Vento, and others. Mentor for Immigration Guidebook Rebecca A. McCarthy, Esq.

**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 view curriculum plans for the Creativity-Based Curriculum Guidebook on Immigration, for details contact lynnditchfield@gmail.com