Stanford Law School’s Immigrants Rights Clinic created a clear, easily readable guide to “Getting Asylum Protection in the United States,” a 36-page booklet fully online. Asylum seekers, their friends and families, and advocates will likely reaffirm important lessons, learn new…
A number of new resources for teachers can help make the connections between migration and health, including the impact of COIVD-19 on migrants across the globe.
"This is history, this is government, this is human rights - how can I not be teaching about this?"
These testimonies add the details of full and productive lives as Americans cut short – the work of men and women as laborers and professionals, as neighbors and parents and mentors and pastors, now halted; the end of refuge.
The 18-foot border fence marching into the Pacific was built in 1993 and 1994, and quickly became a symbol of hubris and folly to some, as it seemingly tries to keep Mexican waves from entering the U.S. territory of ocean water.
The resources here don't reach the current day, but provide a rich context for discussion of the current crisis, for middle- and high-school students. Writers featured include Bartolomeo de las Casas, Americo Paredos, Gloria Anzaldua, and a dozen others.
More than 55% of the land of Mexico was ceded to the U.S. following the Mexican-American war, through the treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo in 1848. "DeLimitations" offers a portrait of the post-Mexican America the mobile border created, and hint at the absent voices excluded by the current borderline
The link between climate change and migration from Central America is impossible to deny.
In the extreme circumstances we see at the border today, balanced reporting and advocacy that emphasizes reliability and candor are more important than ever.
'He didn’t want to go alone,” Lopez, 36, a refrigeration technician, said as he stood near his tent in a sprawling migrant camp next to the bridge. “But as a father, I didn’t want him living like this. So I decided to take him to the bridge.'