immigration laws

This black and white image of Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island can be used in a lesson plan on the history of immigration to the United States.

PBS’s Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

Use this short excerpt from PBS's Chinese Exclusion as part of…

Immigrant Students Are Internalizing Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

Did you see our commentary Immigrant Students Are Internalizing…
Moving Stories

A lesson in civility: The negativity immigrant students hear

A survey of immigrant children in the U.S. revealed just how…

Classroom Resource: Facundo the Great

Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Carola Suárez Orozco

Culturally Responsive Teaching with Carola Suárez Orozco The…

Educator Spotlight: Sara Ahmed, Teaching The Arrival

  Educator Spotlight: Teaching the Arrival Welcome…

Names, Identity, and Immigration

Names play an important role in our identities. The selection…

Re-Imagining Migration with Civics Unplugged

On December 10, 2017, Re-Imagining Migration Director Adam Strom…

Classroom Resource: Paper Names and Chinese Immigration to the United States

From 1882 to 1943, Chinese immigrants were legally barred from…

Poetry from Angel Island

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Resources

With discussion of immigration restrictions in the news, we wanted…

New Immigrants and Ellis Island

During the late 19th and early 20th century, Ellis Island in…

The Bracero Program 1942-1964

Between 1942 and 1964 over two million migrant workers came from…