Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
Students explore the link between name and identity in their own lives and those of their classmates.
Students reflect on what "American" means to them and are introduced to the idea that the United States is the product of many individual voices and stories.
Students use videos and readings featuring US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power to develop a historical and human understanding of today’s global refugee crisis.
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.
Author Ed Husain remembers two key experiences from growing up in an immigrant family in London that shaped his identity and the decisions that he made.
Get an overview of the Pew Research Center's findings on global migration and immigration as of 2018.
Explore key findings about Honduran immigration, including the recent wave of minors seeking asylum.
Immigration lawyer Hope Frye describes the conditions at child migrant detention centers in her congressional hearing testimony.
In these excerpts from her memoir, author Saira Shah reflects on the importance of the stories that her father told her about her family’s ancestral home in Afghanistan.
Learn about a group of local residents who provide food to migrants traveling through Mexico to the United States.
Learn about the prejudice, stereotypes, and victimization Chinese and Chinese Americans faced in the US in the 1920s.
Consider important questions about borders in the modern world with this article from National Geographic.