Unit 4: Migration Experiences Through Multimedia
Focus: Voices of experience, podcasts, videos
Prior to Migration
Activity 1: Political Cartoon Study of Migration and Influences of Migration
Activity 2: The Journey to the Border
Activity 3: Life on the Other Side of the Border
Extra Resources for Prior to Migration
New York Times Opinion: The Children of the Drug Wars by Sonia Nazario
NPR: Mexican-American Duo Jesse & Joy Advocate For Migrants In The U.S.
Reynosa Perdomo Video: Me Fui
Young Venezuelan woman talks about leaving her homeland in search of a better life.
Extra Resources for The Migration
El viaje entre dos países
Arlet Burciaga, 19 year old Mexican girl who crosses the border daily to attend school in the United States, discusses her daily routine.
Los Tigres del Norte: Tres Veces Mojados
Los Tigres sing about migrants from Central America to the United States.
NPR: The Border is Not a Line
A collection of various people and their stories about the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Extra Resources for After Migration
Perfil: Relatos de migrantes: la otra cara de la búsqueda del “sueño americano”
Migrants talk about the difficulties of finding the American Dream. Includes photo gallery. (Spanish)
Los Enanitos: A las Tres
Los Enanitos sing about a migrant who knows he is not welcome in the United States. He misses his loved ones, but there is no work for him at home.
At the Mercy of the Courts
The story of a family and their journey for asylum through the U.S. Immigration Court System.