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Cultural & Global Issues: Immigration


Grade 9
Articles with Reading Levels: 9.0-9.9
Grade 10
Articles with Reading Levels: 10.0-10.9

Article Name: Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who are here Illegally to Become U.S Citizens?
Author: N/A
Date Published: May 18, 2015
Guiding Question: How can the United States combat illegal immigration?
Grade Level: 9.3

Article Name: More Work Visas, Less Illegal Immigration
Source: Forbes
Author: Stuart Anderson
Date Published: October 5, 2015
Guiding Questions: What possible benefits arise from giving immigrants work visas?
Grade Level: 10.2

Article Name: Inaction on Immigration Is Economic Masochism
Source: Forbes
Author: Terry Howerton
Date Published: July 30, 2015
Guiding Questions: How do immigrant entrepreneurs affect America?
Grade Level: 10.8

Article Name: Unauthorized Immigrant Totals Rise in 7 States, Fall in 14
Source: Pew Research Center: Hispanic Trends
Author: Jeffrey S. Passel & D'Vera Cohn
Date Published: November 18, 2014
Guiding Question: What are recent trends found in U.S. immigration?
Grade Level: 10.1

Article Name: Number of Illegal Immigrants Dropped During Recession, Study Finds
Source: The Washington Post
Author: David Nakamura
Date Published: September 23, 2013
Guiding Question: How does the economy affect the immigration?
Grade Level: 10.3

Article Name: Seven Surprising Ways Immigration Helps Build a Stronger America
Source: The Huffington Post
Author: Nataly Kelly
Date Published: March 25, 2013
Guiding Question: How does immigration impact America?
Grade Level: 10.7

Below Grade 9.0

Above Grade 10.9

Article Name: Immigrants are Replacing, Not Displacing, Workers
Source: NY Times
Author: Maria E. Enchautegui
Date Published: January 6, 2015
Guiding Question: How does immigration impact America?
Grade Level: 7.7


Article Name: The Biggest Ideas Underpinning the Anti-Immigration Movement aren’t Backed up by Data
Source: Washington Post
Author: Jeff Guo
Date Published: October 1, 2015
Guiding Questions: What claims can be repudiated by means of this evidence?
Grade Level: 11.2

Article Name: Immigrants are Makers, Not Takers
Source: Center for American Progress
Author: Marshall Fitz, Philip E. Wolgin, Patrick Oakford
Date Published: February 8, 2013
Guiding Question: How does immigration impact America?
Grade Level: 11.4