Immigration Laws and Racial Profiling


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Immigration Laws and Racial Profiling

  1. 1. Immigration Laws/Racial Profiling<br />ByEllis, , and Johann<br />Richie<br />
  2. 2. To-Do List<br />5 Essential Questions<br />Glossary<br />Immigration<br />Racial Profiling<br />Connection to theme<br />5 Essential Answers<br />Bibliography<br />END <br />
  3. 3. 5 Essential Q’s<br />What is Racial Profiling<br />Who is Jan Brewer and what did she do?<br />Which race illegally immigrates to America the most?<br />How do you get to live in the USA legally? Process?<br />Which states has most illegal immigrants? Lowest?<br />
  4. 4. Glossary<br />Racial Profiling - the use of an individual’s race or ethnicity by law enforcement personnel as a key factor in deciding whether to engage in enforcement <br />Aliens - somebody who does not belong to or does not feel accepted by a group or society <br />Sponsor – a person who vouches or is responsible for a person or a thing<br />
  5. 5. Timeline of Immigration in the U.S<br />1790: Congress makes a law so that any free white person could apply for citizenship after 2 years of residency<br />1798: Requires 14 years of residency before being able to apply as a citizen. <br />1864: Contract Labor Law allowed recruiting for foreign labor<br />1868: African Americans gain citizenship after 13th Amendment <br />1880: U.S population is 50,155,783. More than 5.2 million immigrants enter the country between 1880 and 1890<br />1892: Ellis Island opened to immigrants on the East Coast<br />1882: Chinese Exclusion Act<br />1940: Provided for finger printing and registering for all aliens.<br />1950: Grounds for exclusion and departure are expanded. All aliens are required to report their addresses.<br />
  6. 6. Green Card<br />Green Card?<br />Not Citizenship<br />5 main ways<br />
  7. 7. Process for Green Card<br />5 main ways to obtain Green Card<br />Green card through employer<br />Investment<br />Family based green card<br />Green card lottery<br />Green card through asylum and refugee status<br />
  8. 8. Non-Immigrant Visas<br />Temporary stay<br />Different Kinds<br />
  9. 9. Green card holder<br /><<br />U.S. Citizen<br />Not Citizenship yet<br />About the same EXCEPT<br />Can retain citizenship in native country<br />
  10. 10.<br />Immigrants<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li> Required
  12. 12. Racial Profiling?
  13. 13. The good side</li></ul>Arizona Immigration Law (SB 1070)<br />
  14. 14. Jan Brewer<br /><ul><li> Governor
  15. 15. Beliefs </li></li></ul><li>Illegal Immigration Facts<br />About 11.5 to 12 million undocumented people entered the U.S in March 2006.<br />About 3.1 million kids live with one or more illegal parents in the USA (March 2005).<br />In October 2008, the illegal immigrant population was at 11.9 million said Pew Hispanic Center.<br />If immigration continues at this rate, the population will go from 301 million today to 468 million in 2060 - a 167 million, or 56% increase.<br />There are about 7.7 million illegal immigrants employed in U.S. jobs in 2008.<br />
  16. 16. Border Patrol (Science Behind: Technology)<br />Equipment<br />Line Watch<br />Marine Patrols<br />Different Vehicles<br />
  17. 17. Racial Profiling Facts<br />Seemed to be more popular after the terrorist attack of 9/11<br />77.9% of people, in Maryland, who were stopped by the cops in their vehicles<br />37 out 0f 39 police stopped non-whites in 2006<br />
  18. 18. Racial Profiling Events in the U.S<br />1642: Trials of John Elkin<br />1669: Legal to kill slaves<br />1702: Police “Catching” Slaves<br />1831: Warning after Nat Turner Rebellion<br />1868: Fourteenth Amendment ratified<br />1944: Supreme Court’s Endorsement.<br />2000: Jersey Turnpike<br />2001: Terrorist Attack<br />2003: Executive Order Banning Racial Profiling<br />
  19. 19. Propaganda<br />
  20. 20. Graphs/Maps<br />
  21. 21. Connection to Theme<br /> This relates to our theme because everyone need justice no matter what who you are or where you live. Also it connects to our theme because it has been proven that people of different races are being excluded of justice.<br />
  22. 22. 5 Essential Answer#1<br />Q: What is Racial Profiling?<br />A: the use of an individual’s race or ethnicity by law enforcement personnel as a key factor in deciding whether to engage in enforcement <br />
  23. 23. 5 Essential Answer#2<br />Q: Who is Jan Brewer and what did she do?<br />A: Jan Brewer is the Governor or Arizona and<br />She created the Arizona Immigration Law <br />(SB 1070)<br />
  24. 24. 5 Essential Answer#3<br />Q: Which race illegally immigrates to America the most?<br />A: Mexico: 56%<br /> Other Latin American: 24%<br /> Europe, Canada: 6%<br /> Asia: 10%<br /> Africa: 4%<br />
  25. 25. 5 Essential Answer#4<br />Q: How do you get to live in the USA legally? Process?<br />A: You have to obtain a Green Card before you enter the United States. 5 main ways to get one: Through employer, Investment, Family Based, Lottery and Asylum/Refugee Status <br />
  26. 26. 5 Essential Answer#5<br />Q: Which states has most illegal immigrants? Lowest?<br />A: California has the most illegal immigrants with estimated over 2,000,000 illegal people. Hawaii has the lowest at about 2,000 illegal people. <br />
  27. 27. Websites<br /><br /><br />Profiling.htm<br /><br />law-reform-sb1070?_s=PM:POLITICS<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />number-illegal-immigrants<br /><br /><br />adless_bodies.22<br /><br />Books<br />Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy by Thomas Alexander Aleinkoff<br />Racial profiling: research, racism, and resistance by Karen S. Glover<br />Videos<br /><br />Wesley.<br />Bibliography<br />
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