Presentation on theme: "Created by Lynne Crandall University of Michigan Revised by Mark Kondrak CLA Language Center University of Minnesota Immigration 101 Review Presented."— Presentation transcript:
Categories Did you know? 300 Points The United States can deny legal residency to someone for: (name at least two reasons)
Categories Response 300 Points Possible answers: Medical reasons (contagious disease, lack of vaccination), criminal history, fraudulent acts, undocumented entrants
Categories People that come to the United States with special, limited permission to work, study or travel come on a…. Did you know? 400 Points
Categories Visa (a work, study or travel visa) Response 400 Points
Categories Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is granted based on… Did you know? 500 Points
Categories An on-going armed conflict in the home country, natural disasters or extraordinary temporary conditions in the home country. TPS does not allow a person to stay in the U.S permanently. Response 500 Points
Categories Response 100 Points The process of removing someone from the United States, sending a person back to their country of origin or birth.
Categories Deportation 200 Points Can a person that came to this country as an immigrant and later became a citizen be deported for any reason?
Categories No. Citizens can NEVER be deported as long as they gained citizenship legitimately and not through fraud. Response 200 Points
Categories Deportation 300 Points What are three deportable crimes?
Categories Response 300 Points Possible answers: Drug use or possession, domestic violence, burglary, possession of a weapon without a permit, statutory rape, violent crimes, using false papers, lying to police or judge about your name…(See class handouts for a full list)
Categories Can someone be deported to a country where they don’t speak the language, or where they don’t have any family? Deportation 400 Points
Categories Yes, if not a citizen, and convicted of a deportable crime. You can even be deported if you have lived in the United States most of your life and consider it your only home. Response 400 Points
Categories What are two things non-citizens can do to avoid deportation? Deportation 500 Points
Categories Don’t commit crimes! Become citizens when possible Response 500 Points
Categories The right to travel outside the U.S, the right to petition for family members to move to this country and the right to vote are rights one gets with…. Citizenship 100 Points
Categories Citizenship 200 Points To do this, one must be at least 18 years old, and have lived in the United States from 3 to 5 years (depending) as a legal resident.
Categories Naturalization: the process of becoming a citizen. Response 200 Points
Categories Citizenship 300 Points Do children with citizen parents need to naturalize? (Go through the process of Naturalization, becoming a citizen?)
Categories Response 300 Points No! They can automatically become citizens when their parents become citizens! (as long as the child was a lawful permanent resident and was living with the parent at the time)
Categories What are at least two things someone must do to become a citizen? Citizenship 400 Points
Categories Pass a civics test, read, write and speak basic English, establish “good moral character”, take an oath of allegiance. Response 400 Points
Categories When a legal permanent resident (LPR) is ready to become a citizen, what is the FIRST thing they should do? Citizenship 500 Points
Categories See an immigration lawyer. (This is especially important if you have a criminal record.) Response 500 Points
Categories Nationally, immigrants are five times less likely to be in prison than native- born Americans. Myth or Fact? Myth Vs Fact 100 Points
Categories Response 100 Points Fact. (Immigration Policy Center, 2008)
Categories Myth Vs Fact 200 Points Fact or Myth: There are more immigrants in the U.S today than ever before
Categories Myth! When considered as a percentage of the population, the levels are not as high as they have been in past. About 12% of our population is foreign born. Between 1890 and 1910 about 15% of our population was foreign born! (Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights) Response 200 Points
Categories Myth Vs. Fact 300 Points Fact or Myth: Undocumented (illegal) immigrants contribute to social security.
Categories Response 300 Points Fact! A study in 2005 found that undocumented immigrants pay $6-7 billion in Social Security taxes that they will never be able to claim. Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
Categories Fact or Myth? Most immigrants that come to the United States come legally, with legal documentation Fact Vs Myth 400 Points
Categories Fact! Most immigrants DO come to this country with legal documents. (Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights) Response 400 Points
Categories The Immigrant Law Center can help qualifying immigrants with immigration issues for FREE! Fact Vs. Myth 500 Points