Life before migration
The resources on this page support the second section of the Re-imagining Migration learning arc and help learners develop an informed perspective on our shared experiences of migration.
Letters from 19th Century Irish Immigrants
Pogroms and Russian Jewish immigration to the U.S.
The Waiting Game: Exploring the Challenges of Asylees
Video: Why Chinese people came to the United States
Video and Poem: Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini
Letter: Detained on Ellis Island, 1909
Resource Collection: Teaching about the Migrant Caravans
Ted Talk: The Great Migration & the power of a single decision
From Africa to Europe: Across the Desert and the Sea
Lesson Plan: Teaching about walls and borders
Collection and Lesson: Letters from Jewish Immigrants to the U.S.
News literacy and teaching about migration
Primary Source: Theodore Roosevelt on hyphenated-Americans
Resource: Birthright CItizenship –
Wong Kim Ark v. the US
Video: A Conversation with Latinos on Race
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