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Economics of Immigration

Dive into the complex and timely concept of immigration through the lens of economics.

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

May 12, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grade Level: High School, Middle School
Potential Recertification Credits: 2

Part 3 of our immigration series celebrating immigrant heritage month! Each workshop in the series stands alone, no need to attend all three. Gain access to resources for teaching about immigration through the economic lens in time for June’s immigrant heritage month. Virtual workshop via Zoom. Topics covered will include:

  • Push-pull factors for immigration
  • Immigration throughout US history
  • Impact of US policy on immigration
  • Economic impact of immigration
  • And MORE!

Teachers will gain a deeper understanding of this complex topic as well as lessons and resources they can use in their classes.


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University

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