Immigration

The New Americans: Finding Community

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Finding Community is a 60-minute video module that highlights the complex emotions and sociopolitical forces propelling three families to leave their homelands in Mexico, Nigeria, and the Israeli-occupied West Bank and put down roots in rural and urban America.

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High
Length: 
01:00
The New Americans: Finding Community

El Norte

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Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It's a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava's groundbreaking El Norte, the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
02:20
El Norte

Immigration to the United States (2004)

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Revisit America's history of immigration through the correspondence between young Mai in China, and her Grandfather who lives halfway around the world. Follow the trail of letters as grandfather allays Mai's fear of the unknown. He answers her many questions about America's history of immigration.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Immigration to the United States

Brazil: The Sleeping Giant (2003)

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This video program features case studies on two very different places in Brazil --Sao Paulo: The Outer Ring

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:29
Brazil: The Sleeping Giant

Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Canada: Vancouver: Hong Kong East and

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:29
Ethnic Fragmentation in Canada

The People and Cultures of New York

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The diverse peoples and cultures who call New York home are a huge part of what makes the state so unique. This book delves into the history of immigration in New York and the different cultures that have helped shape New York into the state it is today. Thoughtful text is supplemented by primary source documents and photographs that show New York in the past and as it is today.

The People and Cultures of New York

Contested Territories (2007)

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The United States acquired vast territories between the time of the Revolution and the Civil War, paying a price economically, socially, and politically.

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High
Length: 
00:28
Contested Territories

Grandfather's Journey

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Through compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in the United States and Japan, Allen Say poignantly recounts his family's journey to America.

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Primary
Length: 
0:10
Grandfather's Journey

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