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Key Terms You Should Know
To move from one country, place, or locality to another
Immigrate: To migrate INTO a country or territory.
Emmigrate: To migrate OUT OF a country or territory
When cultures, races, and ethnicities embrace their differences to be appreciated within a dominate culture.
Often called "illegal immigrant", an informal, casual, colloquial term often considered offensive.
1. A person who moves regularly in order to find work.
2. A person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another; an immigrant.
"legal immigrant" or alien- owing politicial allegiance to another country or government; foreign.
Moments In History
1620 - Pilgrims from the Mayflower land on Plymouth Rock
1790 - The passing of the Nationality Act
1965 - The passing of the Immigration & Nationality Act
1776 - July 4th Signing of the Declaration of Indepedence
1870 - The passing of the Naturalization Act
According to the National Coffee Association, on average American adults drink 3 cups of coffee per day. A search of the internet shows numerous ways that even coffee grounds can be put to good use!
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, "10.5% (13.8 million) of U.S. households were food insecure at some time during 2020."
Each year, the American consumer spends about $1,300 on food that they don't eat, according to researcher Zach Conrad in William & Mary College's Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences.
According to WWF and Tesco, of all the food grown, approximately 40% goes uneaten.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration estimates that "confusion over date labeling [on food] accounts for approximately 20% of consumer food waste."
Being Welcoming & Hospitable
Providing Refuge & Sanctuary
The American Dream
Know-It-All Event Video
Our crafting event for kids was lots of fun! Use your own materials to participate in our craft project. Watch the video to learn how to make your own Immigration Magnet Picture Frame! You can also make an event out of it by hosting your own Celebrate & Create: Immigration crafting party. Feel free to share this video with others! (Not for commercial use.)
Immigration in the US Infographic
Share what you have learned about Immigration. Our Infographic has been designed to be shared easily by printing, emailing, or posting on social media. Click on the image to view or download the PDF File. (Not for commercial use.)
Don't ask, "Where are you from?"
Ask your family about their immigration history.
Commit to one immigration friendly action each week.
Learn about another culture to dispel stereotypes.
Share our Immigration Infographic with friends, family, and anyone and everyone you think would appreciate becoming more informed!