Tag Archives: immigration

TESOL President’s Blog: SETESOL Conference

Ester De Jong
Ester De Jong

One partnership that TESOL has with its 100+ affiliates is the Affiliate Speaker Program. This program encourages TESOL’s affiliate partners to select a TESOL board member to come and speak at their conference. As part of this program, I had … Continue reading

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Misconceptions About Immigrants and Refugees in the United States

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

Recent political discussions in the United States have centered on whether we should allow refugees and immigrants from different parts of the world to enter the country. In this blog, I would like to review some of the facts about … Continue reading

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Debunking 5 Myths of U.S. Immigration

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

The Republican Presidential campaign has added fire to the discussions about immigration in the United States. In this blog,  I would like to review some of the immigration myths that are propagated by politicians and offer resources backing up the … Continue reading

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In the Pursuit of Happiness, Maryland Voters Said It Matters

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Anne Marie Foerster Luu

Issues of social justice and education intersect as educators in Maryland foster students’ understanding of “the pursuit of happiness” and “equality.” On November 6, 2012, Maryland voters said “Yay” to the Maryland DREAM Act and “Yay” to marriage equality. Two … Continue reading

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