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.
The readings in this collection explore the nature of identity, belonging, tolerance, and difference in our increasingly global society.
Address today's global challenges with lesson plans focused on current events including the refugee crisis and contemporary antisemitism.
Help students investigate identity and belonging through a film about generations of Chinese immigrants in the United States and their paths to "becoming American."
What does it mean to become American? In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, Bill Moyers explores this question through the experience of the Chinese in America.
The Mexican-American civil rights movement (1965-1975) is recorded in this four-part series. Pivotal events concerning land, labor, education, and political empowerment are examined.
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.
In Farmingville, New York, tensions rise in the community after an influx of Mexican immigrants move there for work, which ultimately results in vicious hate crimes.
What goes on behind the doors of the asylum office at the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service? If a well-founded fear of persecution is discovered, asylum can be offered.