Read, Learn, Discuss

  • CLA’s Immigration and History Resource Center has recently launched #ImmigrationSyllabus, a website and educational resource to help the public understand the deep historical roots of today’s immigration debates. It is a great tool for teaching, learning, and advocacy.
  • Review the research and data collection projects done at the University of Minnesota about the value of international students and scholars and what they add to the University of Minnesota community. You can also learn about the achievements of international students, scholars, and alumni in the Stories and Research section of the ISSS website.
  • International Student and Scholar Services has an Intercultural Workshop Series for staff and departments interested in learning how to work effectively with international students and scholars.
  • Connect with units of the Office for Equity and Diversity for support and various educational and processing opportunities.
  • For faculty with questions about how to address these issues in class, the Center for Educational Innovation offers consultations via their website and through TeachingSupport@UMN
  • If you are a U.S. citizen, use that privilege to speak to your elected officials and by participating in demonstrations and other peaceful ways that express your concern about the impact of this policy on our community.
  • The U has a new campaign, “We all belong here,” with supportive and inclusive messages. Information about that campaign and how to order posters and download social media images can be found here.

What's a sanctuary campus? What are the rights of immigrants on campus?

Watch this video from a teach-in cosponsored by the Center for New Americans; the Department of Chicano and Latino Studies; the Immigration History Research Center; the Race, Indigeneity, Gender and Sexuality Initiative; and the Human Rights Program.