immigration

Down the Block

“Grade school was good; y’know, everybody got along, and then they started to have fights in Tolleston park.”   This story is part of our Flight Paths initiative. Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the […]

Real Dreamers

“It’s especially important for students that have grown up here and don’t have another home.”   Hold for Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post […]

Neither Mexican Nor American

“More importantly than bilingual in my mind is bicultural.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our […]

First Generation

“I never knew I was illegal.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What do we learn about the storyteller’s family? How does the storyteller feel about his family? What was the storyteller’s early experience of America like? What were his […]