Mexican Immigration Today :
View one of the documentaries (or series of clips) listed below.
Take notes to answer the following questions:
a. Why do Mexicans immigrate to America?
b. What challenges do they face in route? When they arrive?
c. What are the benefits for immigrants and for the country when people from other lands settle here?
**We should see evidence from your video choice in your presentation
Video Choice 1: This 60-minute 3-part film provides a window into issues along the border between the United States and Mexico
Video Choice 2: Project describes life of Mexican families coming to US for work
Video Choice 3: Project describes difficulties at the Mexico-US border
Border Patrol Agents (audio clip)
Border Patrol Agents 2 (audio clip)
Video Choice 4: Under the Same Moon
*You can check this movie out from me, the PVLD, or rent it on iTunes at home
*You will need to get parent permission to watch due to the PG-13 rating. See me for the permission slip.
Video Choice 5: Dying to Get In (Documentary)
*You can check this movie out from me, or rent it on Amazon at home
Video Choice 6: Crossing Arizona (Documentary)
*You can rent it on Amazon at home
Additional Websites to help you:
A Sample Naturalization Test (Would you pass?)