Immigration at the
Southern Border

PHOTOGRAPH BY Sergio Flores/Getty Images
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Refugee Experiences

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…

  1. Three sections of the Topic Guide
  2. Classroom Content
  3. Activities. 

The Topic Guide is comprised of the Historical Brief, Narratives, and Contemporary Issues sections. Contemporary Issues in this module include…

  • Why do immigrants come?
  • Crime
  • ICE
  • Children at the border
  • DACA
  • Migrant Caravans
  • Sanctuary cities
  • Border wall

Each section has a corresponding Google Document that you are free to edit, download, and distribute to your class.

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- Civil Team

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