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Educator Resources for Immigration Nation

Immigration Nation
Immigration Nation is a fun and interactive online game that teaches students about the paths to American naturalization and citizenship. Players are presented with would-be U.S. residents arriving in America and must decide whether each person is eligible to live in the U.S. and if so, which immigration rule applies. In the process, students learn the naturalization requirements and eventual path to citizenship for people in various circumstances. Learning Objectives: Identify eligibility requirements for legal U.S. residence Use citizenship criteria to distinguish those who are already citizens from those who are not Describe time requirements for legal residents to become eligible to apply for citizenship

Paths to Citizenship Lesson Plan: Immigration Nation Game

This lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-8, features a game called Immigration Nation. This game challenges students to use information they’re provided to determine whether newcomers to America are eligible to live in the U.S., and if so which immigration rule applies to them. In the process, students learn about naturalization requirements and eventual path to citizenship.  This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »
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