Reasons people immigrate to the United States
Escape persecution based on race, religion, nationality, and or membership in a particular social or political group
Escape conflict or violence
Find refuge after being displaced due to environmental factors
Seek superior healthcare
Offer more opportunities to children
For educational purposes
For jobs and business opportuities
If you were a parent, why would you want your child to go to the United States?
What have you heard about immigrants in the news lately?
Trump is trying to end the DACA
Trump wants $25 billion to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexican border
The Trump administration is trying to step up immigration enforcement
How many large immigrant groups can you think of in the United States? :
How many immigrants come to the U.S. without going through the legal immigration system?