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 discover the complexities of Martha Sharp's rescue project by analyzing historical correspondences.
Students activate their thinking around being an upstander and their responsibility toward others in light of the Sharps' mission work in Czechoslovakia.
Students are introduced to upstanders Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife who undertook a rescue mission to help save Jews and refugees fleeing Nazi occupation.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
Explore key findings about Honduran immigration, including the recent wave of minors seeking asylum.
Learn about a group of local residents who provide food to migrants traveling through Mexico to the United States.
Consider important questions about borders in the modern world with this article from National Geographic.
Explore the relationship between religious identity and belonging with these accounts of Asian migrants in Britain.
Eboo Patel reflects on how religion impacts his identity and a time in his past when he was a bystander.
Learn how migration from Central American countries has changed in important ways in recent years.
Learn how the Sharps' rescue work began with a phone call from the American Unitarian community asking for their leadership in the refugee crisis in Prague, 1939.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.