Immigrants at Work

Student tour on Ellis Island
Ranger Danelle with students participating in the Immigrants at Work program.
What impact does immigration have on the United States economy?

Students explore how Ellis Island immigrants found jobs when they first settled in the United States. Playing the role of a business owner, students will analyze whether immigration is beneficial or detrimental for their community, while tying into themes of immigration and economy in both the past and present.

Grades 9-12
Capacity: 15-35 Students
Time Length: 60 minutes

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Last updated: August 3, 2018

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