Hofstra University Special Collections, HOF_HISLAT_B1F20_91
Pamphlet for the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN), 2003.
What is a refugee?
Why might the U.S. government offer asylum to these immigrants?
What factors could have drawn these people to the U.S. instead of to other nations?
What difficulties might these people have faced in their home countries that caused them to leave?
How might people feel who are leaving their countries under bad circumstances?
What types of legal services does CARECEN provide?
Are these services limited to people residing in the U.S.?
What does outreach mean in this context?
Why might CARECEN extend services to people in Central America?
What does empower mean?
Why does CARECEN feel it is important to empower immigrants?
Research the reasons for the wars that occurred in Central America during the 1980s. What other organizations existed in the past half-century to help ethnic groups with similar social issues?
Art: Design a pamphlet that would be easy to read for a non-English-speaking adult who is seeking the services of this organization.
Spanish/English as a Second Language: Design a pamphlet that would be easy to read for a non-English-speaking adult who is seeking the services of this organization.
English Language Arts: Write a summary of the services provided by this organization that could be printed in a guide offered to new immigrants from any of the Spanish-speaking nations.