Identities and Inequalities (Where are the largest groups of immigrants…
Identities and Inequalities
Where are the largest groups of immigrants from?
Reasons that people immigrate
to the United States
To escape past or future persecution based on race, religion, nationality, and/or membership in a particular social group or political opinion
To escape conflict or violence
To find refuge after being displaced due to environmental factors
To seek superior healthcare
To escape poverty
To offer more opportunities to children
For educational purposes
For jobs and business opportunities
How many immigrants come here without going through the legal immigration system?
Estimated ½ million
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 administration allowing longer detention of migrant families
Border Patrol arrests continue to drop in August with approximately 51,000 migrants arrested
US government watchdog details trauma experienced by separated migrant children
$155 million dollars moved from FEMA disaster relief to immigration enforcement
CBP will not vaccinate migrants against the flu