WORKBOOK 9: Race, Caste & Social Justice II – The Plight of Migrant & Migrant Children
From Blau, Judith & Esparza, Louis. 2016. Chapter 8: “Solidarity”
Susan Coutin “Exiled Home” (Ch 1)
Other complementary materials on Migrant Rights, Report on Undocumented Students 2021
Recommended Book: Carla Villavicencio “The Undocumented Americans” (Extra Credit)
Recommended: Audiovisuals : the Deportation of Innocence (selection).
Read the above weekly required readings and any complementary readings of your choice and answer
Each question 25-50 words each
1) What do you learn from Coutin’s introductory chapter to her work on EL Salvadorean deportees? and the plight of Salvadorean youth?
2) What do we learn about International human rights protections for children and the reality of immigration policy in the US?
3) Using Chapter 8 as reference reading once again, what else can be said about solutions to the problem of children migrants? What is the solution? What CAN we do?
4) In your own opinion and experience, what can individuals and social movements do or create to address this growing crisis?