Re-Imagining Migration in the 74 Million

Re-Imagining Migration in the 74 Million:

In the early 20th century, hundreds of thousands of immigrants helped New York become a great metropolis. Today, the city, and the country, are in another such moment. Online peddlers of hate stoke fears, but, counter to stereotypes, immigrant youth come to school eager to belong, speak English and succeed. Re-imagining Migration’s Adam Strom and Meisha Lamb-Bell suggest learning lessons from the past. Much of what schools do to help newcomers is good for U.S.-born students, and with access to education and opportunity, today’s immigrants will do what others have done for generations: boost America’s vitality.