Students explore the history of immigration to the United States and current U.S. immigration policy in the Trump era as they consider the complexities of U.S. immigration policy and prepare to articulate their own views about this issue.
Session #186: Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate: From Dillingham to Trump
San Francisco, CA
How has U.S. immigration policy changed over the years? The session provides an introduction to the Choices approach for teaching about multiple perspectives on Immigration policy. Participants will conduct activities from the Choices unit on Immigration (provided) and will discuss ways to implement the unit and accompanying videos in their classroom.
All participants receive a copy of the Immigration and the U.S. Policy Debate unit and access to the videos.
The session is appropriate for educators who teach middle school through college.