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Teaching With NYT Virtual Reality Across Subjects. Here's Everyone Who's Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820. From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States.

Here's Everyone Who's Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820

The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. Education World Resource Roundup: Immigration. Comments from President Donald Trump during his campaign (as well as recently) and a murder case out of “sanctuary city” San Francisco have brought the topic of immigration back into the national spotlight, begging educators to embrace some difficult, yet important discussions within their coursework.

Education World Resource Roundup: Immigration

This can be a sensitive and emotionally-charged subject to bring to the classroom, and might hit home for many students. Time. The history of the Statue of Liberty became the focus of a back-and-forth between Stephen Miller, an aide to President Donald Trump, and CNN’s Jim Acosta during the White House Press Briefing on Wednesday.


Text to Text: Comparing Jewish Refugees of the 1930s With Syrian Refugees Today - The New York Times. Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. Lost at Sea: The Dangers of Emigration. The loss of the emigrant ship William & Mary made news around the world not once but twice in 1853.

Lost at Sea: The Dangers of Emigration

First, when her captain reported the vessel lost before his eyes in the Bahamas with the death of over 200 passengers left on board; then, again, when the truth emerged – a tale of abandonment, desperation and the help of a salvage schooner and its crew. The William & Mary left Liverpool for New Orleans on March 24th, 1853 with 208 Scottish, Irish, English and Dutch passengers on board. This was the first time the ship had taken people instead of cargo across the Atlantic and the captain and crew, despite their initial charm towards potential customers, were completely out of their depth.

The historians’ view: How noble is Europe’s tradition of welcoming refugees? To what extent can Britain and Germany’s responses to the migrant crisis be explained by similar episodes in the past?

The historians’ view: How noble is Europe’s tradition of welcoming refugees?

Two historians offer their perspectives... This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of BBC History Magazine Monday 13th February 2017 Submitted by: BBC History Magazine Migrants in Macedonia on a train bound for Serbia, 15 September 2015. Theconversation. Picture a refugee child, and you probably think of a very young girl or boy.


You may be haunted by the images of three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi, whose tiny lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach in 2015. You might think of a grubby face streaked with tears, or little hands clutching a broken toy, as so often seen in charities’ promotional literature. U.S. Immigration in Pictures: People Affected by 1917 Law. Sur la route… de la Retirada. La photo aurait pu être prise en 2016 à la frontière entre Syrie et Turquie; sur l'île de Lesbos, ou encore dans un camp de réfugiés au Liban.

Sur la route… de la Retirada

Des hommes et des femmes, des enfants, un bébé, regroupés derrière une chaîne. Tous les regards tournés vers l'autre côté. De l'autre côté, il y a la liberté et la paix. Cette photo date de la fin janvier 1939. Holocaust Remembrance and Twitter's 'St. Louis' Manifest Bot. Log In. The Statue of Liberty Is Turning 130. Here’s Its History in 90 Seconds. The Long History of Hostility toward Refugees. A propos de la carte "Migrants aux portes de l'Europe"

1919-1939 : réfugiés et apatrides. Le désarroi menace les esprits les plus sagaces, les tempéraments les plus ouverts, les caractères les plus généreux devant le formidable défi que pose aujourd’hui la vague de réfugiés qu’il nous revient d’affronter.

1919-1939 : réfugiés et apatrides

Défi économique, défi politique, défi moral. Donc il est urgent d’aller quérir dans le passé les précédents qui peuvent être de semblable nature, dans l’espoir qu’ils nous informent sur les émotions provoquées et les solutions élaborées, cahin caha, chez les générations qui nous ont précédés. J’ai choisi de braquer l’attention, ce matin, sur le moment de l’entre-deux-guerres.

Dzovinar Kévonian, maître de conférences à l’université de Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-la-Défense, s’affirme depuis quelques temps comme une spécialiste avisée de la diplomatie humanitaire dans les années vingt et trente, sur laquelle ses travaux jettent une lumière neuve. J’ai donc souhaité vous en faire profiter. How the Technology Industry Is Helping Refugees. A growing number of people are using computer software and other technology to support the needs of immigrants worldwide.

How the Technology Industry Is Helping Refugees

Many of these people already work in the technology industry. Some observers are calling this new movement digital humanitarianism. Over the past two years, VOA and other media have been reporting on the immigration crisis in Europe. Many of these immigrants are coming from the Middle East and Africa. Déracinés - Les élucubrations de @lvighier. Calais: 1816-2016. ‘A Specimen of French “Fraternité” – English Labourers Driven Out of France’Calais, 2016.

Calais: 1816-2016

The word resonates as a symbol of the migrants’ tragedy. In the ‘Jungle’, located near the town and currently being demolished, thousands of Afghans, Syrians, Iraqis, men and women from Africa, Asia and the Middle East have been waiting in appalling conditions for opportunities to cross the Channel. Histoire des migrants (1/4) : Migrer, migrants, à chacun sa migration. Un habitant sur sept sur terre est un migrant. The Immigration Museum that Pretended We’d Always Treated Immigrants with Kindness. Jennifer Young is a public historian and writer in New York City. Glogin?URI= To save articles or get newsletters, alerts or recommendations – all free. Don't have an account yet? Refugee crises, then and now.