Learning Resources


Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas made headlines in 2011 when he revealed he was undocumented, risking everything to redefine what it means to be an American.


Hate Rising with Jorge Ramos (Fusion)

From the Ku Klux Klan to the so called alt-right movement, white supremacist groups are growing in numbers and influence. In “Hate Rising,” Jorge Ramos shows us how their ideas, usually confined to private and secretive gatherings, are becoming mainstream thanks in part to the rhetoric on the campaign trail this election cycle.



This Oscar-winning short follows Inocente, a 15-year-old undocumented immigrant who despite having been homeless for nine years hopes to create a colorful future for herself one canvas at a time. The documentary is a story of resilience and about how big a young girl can dream despite the limitations of her status.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=008ZofyIRHo

Upcoming screenings: http://inocentedoc.com/watch/

Immigrants Rising (formerly known as Educators for Fair Consideration)

Immigrants Rising transforms lives and fuels broader changes. With resources and support, undocumented young people are able to get an education, pursue careers, and build a brighter future for themselves and our country.


Living Undocumented

Living Undocumented is a 17-minute documentary that explores the lives of diverse undocumented immigrant youth to illustrate the realities, challenges and opportunities they face through high school, college, and beyond. It features 6 DREAMers, who portray the realities of our nation’s immigration system and its impact on undocumented youth. The documentary is intended for all audiences, but with the accompanying lesson plan and resource guide for students and educators, it is especially useful in secondary classes.


Lost in Detention

In a co-production with the Investigative Reporting Workshop, correspondent Maria Hinojosa investigates Obama’s enforcement strategies and journeys into the secretive world of immigrant detention, with a penetrating look at who is being detained.


The Dream is Now

It's Time. We need to fix America’s broken immigration system, giving undocumented youth and their families the chance to earn their citizenship.