Month: May 2016

USA: Immigration Trends

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MAY 20, 2016
The number of legal permanent residents applying for U.S. citizenship in the four months starting last October is at its highest level in four years, and it is up 5% from the same period before the 2012 elections. However, there have been much larger percentage increases in past years, with jumps not always coming during election years. READ MORE >>
By a wide margin, the U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. The U.S.-Mexico migration corridor is the world’s largest.READ MORE >>

Check out our interactive map showing the origins and destinations of the world’s migrants from 1990 to 2015. EXPLORE THE INTERACTIVE>>

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Connecting With Families

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A great article on parent involvement and literacy in English as well as Spanish.

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Read ” Home-School Connections Help ELLs and Their Parents” at http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/05/11/home-school-connections-help-ells-and-their-parents.html

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USA/ESL Pulling Students Together?

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Good idea or legal violation?  Read “Separate but equal? A school within a school for immigrant students brings help — and controversy.” at http://www.pri.org/stories/2016-05-18/separate-equal-school-within-school-immigrant-students-brings-help-and

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