Lesson One: Introduction to Immigration
While Congress debates immigration reform in Washington, D.C., the issue continues to affect lives right here in Northeast Ohio. The introduction to the immigration unit begins with a look at two distinct local perspectives on the issue of deportation. Then students will define key terms related to immigration and consider the political, economic, and cultural causes of oppression against immigrants.
Perry Father of 3 on Verge of Deportation
Click here to view the WEWS news story (video begins at 2:02) about a Perry father who was on the verge of deportation. Pay particular attention to the point of view and purpose this source and evaluate its credibility and accuracy. Then review the comments from The Bob Frantz show (see audio clip below). Once again, pay attention to the point of view and purpose of this source and evaluate its credibility and accuracy.