Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.
The third of a 3-part series explores the immigration laws of 1965, and intimate portraits of the new Chinese Americans
The second of a 3-part series explores the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Deepen students’ understanding of the issue of migrant detention by having them consider the diverse perspectives of detained migrants, an immigration lawyer, a border guard, and an immigration judge.
Scholars explain the history of secularity in France, where it is the State's role to protect individual freedom of conscience and respect of all faiths by keeping religion out of the public sphere.
Use the following lesson and activities with your students to provide context for the 2018 U.S. immigration debate over who can come to the United States, who can stay, and what it means to be American. Recent news and debates may seem especially combative, but they echo earlier moments in US history when Americans questioned who could become a citizen.