*social justice, line graph

Maximum Number of Refugees Allowed (US)

Maximum number of refugees that can be admitted to the United States
courtesy of Lee Melvin Peralta (@melvinmperalta)

(Slide deck includes notes and questions to elicit discourse)
Melvin also created a Desmos activity from this slow reveal! Check it out

Type of Graph: line graph

Screen Shot 2020-02-27 at 9.59.52 PM

Source: Migration Policy Institute, “U.S. Annual Refugee Resettlement Ceilings and Number of Refugees Admitted, 1980-Present.” https://www.migrationpolicy.org/programs/data-hub/charts/us-annual-refugee-resettlement-ceilings-and-number-refugees-admitted-united.

Paired Texts:

Who is a refugee? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvzZGplGbL8
Follow up worksheet: https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/59d231bf4

Where do refugees come from? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrR5hwp45mc
Follow up worksheet: https://www.unhcr.org/en-us/59d233807

Potential Math Content: line graph, estimating points on a line graph, scale along the y-axis

Potential Content Connections: immigration, refugee resettlement, social policy, politics

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