• 5 Essential Questions
• Racial Profiling
• Connection to theme
• 5 Essential Answers
5 Essential Q’s
1. What is Racial Profiling
2. Who is Jan Brewer and what did she do?
3. Which race illegally immigrates to America the most?
4. How do you get to live in the USA legally? Process?
5. Which states has most illegal immigrants? Lowest?
• 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
• Aliens - somebody who does not belong to or
does not feel accepted by a group or society
• Sponsor – a person who vouches or is
responsible for a person or a thing
Timeline of Immigration in the U.S
1790: Congress makes a law so that any free white person could apply for
citizenship after 2 years of residency
1798: Requires 14 years of residency before being able to apply as a citizen.
1864: Contract Labor Law allowed recruiting for foreign labor
1868: African Americans gain citizenship after 13th Amendment
1880: U.S population is 50,155,783. More than 5.2 million immigrants enter
the country between 1880 and 1890
1892: Ellis Island opened to immigrants on the East Coast
1882: Chinese Exclusion Act
1940: Provided for finger printing and registering for all aliens.
1950: Grounds for exclusion and departure are expanded. All aliens are
required to report their addresses.
• Green Card?
• Not Citizenship
• 5 main ways
1. Green card through employer
3. Family based green card
4. Green card lottery
5. Green card through asylum and refugee status
• Te m p o r a r y s t a y
• D i f f e r e n t K i n d s
Green card holder
• Not Citizenship yet
• About the same EXCEPT
• Can retain citizenship in native country
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.
Connection to Theme
5 Essential Answer# 1
Q: What is Racial Profiling?
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
5 Essential Answer# 2
Q: Who is Jan Brewer and what did she do?
A: Jan Brewer is the Governor or Arizona and
She created the Arizona Immigration Law
5 Essential Answer# 3
Q: Which race illegally immigrates to America
A: Mexico: 56%
Other Latin American: 24%
Europe, Canada: 6%
5 Essential Answer# 4
Q: How do you get to live in the USA legally?
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
5 Essential Answer# 5
Q: Which states has most illegal immigrants?
A: California has the most illegal immigrants
with estimated over 2,000,000 illegal people.
Hawaii has the lowest at about 2,000 illegal
Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy by Thomas Alexander Aleinkoff
Racial profiling: research, racism, and resistance by Karen S. Glover