A very large group of private non-profits and public agencies began Immigrant Heritage Month in 2013.
For this year, they’ve begun an “I Am An Immigrant” campaign, which you can read about at NBC News and learn by watching these videos:
This particular new campaign encourages people to post images of themselves online saying they are an immigrant, so that may not work for most teachers and classes.
However, the idea of Immigrant Heritage Month might work as a jumping-off point to discuss immigration issues.
You can find additional resources at:
The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day
The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States
The Best Places Where Students Can Tell Their – And/Or Their Families – Immigration Story
The Best Posts On The Migration Policy Institute Report On Engaging Immigrant Parents
The Best Parent Engagement Resources For Immigrant Families
The Best Articles Explaining Why It Would Be Terrible To Add An Immigration Status Question To The Census
The Best Practical Resources For Helping Teachers, Students & Families Respond To Immigration Challenges
The Best Sites To Learn About Walls That Separate Us
The Demonization Of Immigrants As Invaders, And What Teachers & Students Can Do About It
Responding To Racist “Go Back To Your Country” Trope
No, Secretary DeVos, Schools Cannot Choose To Call ICE On Students – Here Are The Best Rebuttals To Her False Claim
SUPPORTING OUR LATINO STUDENTS IN THE FACE OF HATE
THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE WILL NEGATIVELY AFFECT OUR STUDENTS & THEIR PARENTS