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Curriculum Units

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The Line Between Us: Teaching about the Border and Mexican Immigration - Bill Bigelow

Why Do People Move? Migration from Latin America: A Curriculum Unit for History and Social Studies, Grades 6-10 - Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)



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Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933 - Rodolfo Acuna

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Alambrista and the U.S.-Mexico Border: Film, Music, and Stories of Undocumented Immigrants - edited and with an introduction by Nicholas J. Cull and Davíd Carrasco

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Between Two Islands: Dominican International Migration - Sherri Grasmuck

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The Transnational Villagers - Peggy Levitt

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Enrique's Journey - Sonia Nazario


Wetback: The Undocumented Documentary

Filmmaker Arturo Pérez Torres follows in the footsteps of two friends traveling on an extraordinary and extremely dangerous journey from Central America to North America. On their journey they encounter gangs and vigilantes, as well as border patrol. But these immigrants navigate real-life nightmares with uncanny calm, grace and even humor in their pursuit of a better life.


La Americana

Documentary about a single mother who leaves her ailing daughter behind in Bolivia to find work in New York City in order to support her.

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