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Immigration: Population Statistics

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Pete Railand
Italian Immigrants Arrive at Ellis Island. An Italian woman and her children arrive at Ellis Island. The concerned looks on their faces is due to lost luggage, 1905.  Photo credit: Lewis W. Hine

Immigration: Family

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Dear U.S. history teachers: Your job is crucial. More than ever. when people say, "Ellis Island took in LEGAL immigrants," please remind students that immigrants did not need visas and green cards during the Ellis Island era. They just showed up. ~ @joseiswriting
2014: 350.000 undocumented Hondurans 2015: 20,204 Hondurans removed. --------------- 2014: 500,000 undocumented Indians 2015: 502 Indians removed  *Hondurans are 40 times more likely to be deported than Indians.  Source: Tanya Golash-Boza, Ph.D

Immigration: Unauthorized Immigration

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Immigration: Security

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Two Border Patrol officers appear to struggle with a fugitive in the U.S as he tries to get back to Mexico, 1939. The photo is likely staged. Photo credit: Luis Marden

Immigration: Crime

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You aren't poor because another poor person came to your country. You're poor because rich people exploit your labor.

Immigration: The Economy

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Many American unions begin with "international" for a reason.  It's because solidarity extends beyond our borders.  Labor's first organizers understood that workers will only rise together.  We must never lose sight of that.  #ImmigrantRights are #WorkersRights.  ~ @Kanielalng

Immigration: Employment

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Source: OECD, 2017
In 2013, One-third of Black Immigrants from Africa Have a College Degree, a Higher Share than Among the U.S. Population  % of adults ages 25 and older with a bachelor's degree or advanced degree  Source: Pew Research Center

Immigration: Education

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"The N****r Must Go And The Chinese Must Go. The Poor Barbarians Can't Understand Our Civilized Republican Form Of Government." Source: Harper's Weekly, September 13, 1879, p. 721.
"I will not be forced to learn a foreign language to accommodate illegils in my country."  [follow this link to find a short clip that can be used to discuss Benedict Anderson's "Imagined Communities," and in particular, how national communities are imagined through language: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2010/07/this-is-alabama-we-speak-english.html]

Immigration: Assimilation

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