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Transnationalism Films in the Library
Transnationalism Fiction in the Library
Web Sites of Interest?
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF)
"Located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, Angel Island Immigration Station was routinely the first stop for immigrants crossing the Pacific Ocean. AIISF is the nonprofit partner of California State Parks and the National Park Service in the effort to educate the public about the complex story and rich cultural heritage of Pacific Coast immigrants and their descendants."
"From 1892 to 1924, Ellis Island was America's largest and most active immigration station, where over 12 million immigrants were processed." This National Park Service site explores the history and culture surrounding Ellis Island.
"Refugees International advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. We are an independent organization, and do not accept any government or UN funding."
UNHCR: The United Nations Refugee Agency
"The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide."
USCRI: The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
USCRI's mission is: "To protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life."