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Migration

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    • International Organization of Migration (IOM)
      IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displaced people

    • The Migration Information Source
      A project of the Migration Policy Institute, the Migration Information Source provides fresh thought, authoritative data from numerous global organizations and governments, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends

    • Globalization101
      Issue brief provides an overview of international migration. A corresponding lesson plan is also available

    • Understanding Migration
      Understanding Migration, a curricular unit from the Hemispheres Project at the University of Texas at Austin, features a powerpoint presentation overview of migration theory, as well as case studies and activities from around the world

    • The New Americans
      Follows immigrants and refugees from different parts of the world who are trying to start new lives in the United States  features a range of accompanying lesson plans.

    • Interviews with Today's Immigrants
      A resource from the Library of Congress, this site offers interviews with today's U.S. immigrants from around the world

    • American Immigration Council
      A program of the American Immigration Council, the Community Education Center offers extensive curricular resources and workshop opportunities

    • Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
      This learning tool uses easy-to-read charts, tables, graphs, and maps to convey important information about immigration such as: who comes from other countries to settle in the U.S., why they come, the process by which they are allowed in, where they settle, their impact on the economy, and the "nuts and bolts" of U.S. immigration policy.

    • Migration: The Human Journey
      National Geographic compiled a resource library of activities, photos and informational materials on global migration. Their Expedition Hall (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/hall/index.html?node=36) provides brief overviews of particular migration experiences in Europe.