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Project-Based Learning: Immigration
Information about various types of Problem-Based Learning and Project-Based Learning
"The American Immigration Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, organization based in Washington D.C. Our legal, education, policy and exchange programs work to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how Americans think and act towards immigration now and in the future."
"Foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the United States must first obtain an immigrant visa. This is the first step to becoming a lawful permanent resident." From the U.S. State Department.
"ProCon.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that presents research, studies, and pro and con statements on questions related to controversial issues, including illegal immigration in the United States."
"The National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) works to defend and expand the rights of all immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigration status. Since its founding in 1986, the organization has drawn membership from diverse immigrant communities, and actively builds alliances with social and economic justice partners around the country."
"Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de América: Guía para Inmigrantes Nuevos" is the Spanish version of "Welcome to the United States: a Guide for New Immigrants." A 2015 version is available online at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/nativedocuments/M-618_sp.pdf
A comprehensive guide for new permanent residents. The guide contains practical information to help immigrants settle into everyday life in the United States, as well as basic civics information that introduces new immigrants to the U.S. system of government. A 2015 version is available online at http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/nativedocuments/M-618.pdf
From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about America's history, and perhaps even your own, through the story of one of the most popular landmarks in the country.
Videos about Immigration (Click on Play arrow and then CC button to view closed captioning)