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AMERICAN LIKE ME: Immigration

American Like Me by America Ferrera

If you had to leave the United States, where would you go?

Immigrants, asylum seekers, refugees, or migrants: What’s the difference?

What makes people want/need to immigrate to another country?

What would make you leave your home? family? friends?

If you had to leave the United States, where would you want to go?

What would it take (time, paperwork, money...) for you to make the move?

Immigration

200 Hundred Years of Immigration

https://youtu.be/8QzLqk5TatI

Who is missing?

 

200 Hundred Years of Immigration
Talia Bronshtein
https://insightfulinteraction.com/immigration200years.html
(Immigration is kinda groovy when you look at it this way)

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What's In The News Today?

US Citizen and Immigration Services Current News Releases

https://www.uscis.gov/news-releases

Melting Pot or Salad?

For decades, the United States has prided itself on being the "Melting Pot" of peoples, but more recently the idea of being a "salad" has become more attractive. What is the difference between being a melting pot vs a salad? 

Is American Like Me more about being a melting pot or being a salad?

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Watch "Refugees in America" and "The Refugees" in Films on Demand.

Compare and Contrast the Films. 


https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102588&xtid=129330
https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102588&xtid=54250

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