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Immigration: The Changing Face of America: Online & Media Resources

Movies about immigration/ immigrant experience to the US

Coming to America The Immigrant  Entre nos  The Terminal  Brooklyn  The Joy Luck Club Sin Nombre Avalon ScarfaceSpanglishStand and Deliver West Side StoryThe VisitorEl NorteThe NamesakeMoscow on the HudsonUnder the Same MoonThe Kite RunnerHouse of Sand and Fog Gangs of New YorkChildren of MenBrick Lane  Image result for District 9

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Web Resources

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Below are links to online sources providing information on all aspects of immigration.

Nonprofit, "promoting laws, policies, and attitudes that honor our proud history as a nation of immigrants. Through research and policy analysis, litigation and communications, and international exchange, the Council seeks to shape a twenty-first century vision of the American immigrant experience."

"Independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC dedicated to analysis of the movement of people worldwide. MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the demand for pragmatic and thoughtful responses to the challenges and opportunities that large-scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world."

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States."

""Enforces federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety."

"The Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, research organization. Since our founding in 1985, we have pursued a single mission – providing immigration policymakers, the academic community, news media, and concerned citizens with reliable information about the social, economic, environmental, security, and fiscal consequences of legal and illegal immigration into the United States."

Information on U.S. residency, green cards, and citizenship requirements and related issues.

"Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom. As the only LGBTQ organization with a staff of immigration attorneys, Immigration Equality impacts both the individuals we serve and the immigration system as a whole."

"The Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration provides aid and sustainable solutions for refugees, victims of conflict and stateless people around the world, through repatriation, local integration, and resettlement in the United States. PRM also promotes the United States' population and migration policies."

"The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies protects the fundamental human rights of refugee women, children, LGBT individuals, and others who flee persecution in their home countries. We provide legal expertise, training, research and publications, engage in appellate litigation and policy development, and use international human rights instruments to address the root causes of persecution and to advance human rights."

"The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) is a pan-European alliance of 90 NGOs protecting and advancing the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced persons. Our mission is to promote the establishment of fair and humane European asylum policies and practices in accordance with international human rights law. Working together with our members and partners to inform and persuade European authorities and the public, we monitor and denounce human rights violations while proposing and promoting fair and effective durable solutions. We accomplish our mission through research, advocacy and the sharing of knowledge and expertise.

"To protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or
voluntary migration worldwide and support their transition to a dignified life."