In 1970, there were fewer than 10 million immigrants in the United States. Today, immigrants and their families make up almost 28% of the U.S. population, more than 44 million people. As that population continues to grow, immigration policy and the conversation surrounding it, will too.
Below, you will find links to…
The Topic Guide is comprised of the Historical Brief, Narratives, and Contemporary Issues sections. Contemporary Issues in this module include…
Each section has a corresponding Google Document that you are free to edit, download, and distribute to your class.
Read up on History, explore and debate sub-topics, review partisan narratives, or engage your classroom with an activity.
An overview of the historical events, policies, and important terms.
Focus your classroom on the 5-8 most important sub-topics. Each contains a summary, narratives, and content to help you tackle these relevant issues head-on.
The history of topical partisan narratives and where those narratives stand today.
Structured lessons to further explore the topic with your students.
A collection of thought-provoking videos, podcasts, academic studies, news articles, and discussion questions.