Rights of Migrants


"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.” Article 2


~ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), 1948.



Rights of Migrants in the United States Fact Sheet
Learn about the rights of migrants in the United States.
Rights of Migrants Quiz
Test your knowledge of the rights of migrants in the U.S. with interactive and downloadable quizzes.
Take Action on Migrant Rights
Find out how to get involved and connect with one of the many organizations seeking to fulfill the rights of migrants in the United States.
Lesson Plan: Learning about Human Migration from Butterflies. Grades K-2
In this lesson, students learn about human migration through a comparison with butterfly migration.
Lesson Plan: Traveling Suitcases. Grades 3-5
In this lesson, students learning about immigration through studying their own family history.
Lesson Plan: Fleeing for Your Life. Grades 6-8
In this lesson, students will learn about the refugee experience through a role-play activity.

Lesson Plan: Migrants in the Media. Grades 9-12
In this lesson, students will learn about the rights of migrants and the fulfillment of those rights in the United States.  They will be asked to critically assess news coverage of migrant rights' issues to gain an understanding of the barriers faced by migrants in the United States.

Rights Sites News: The Rights of Refugees
Summer 2012 edition of Rights Sites News that ncludes resources related to isolation, parent involvement, student needs, real refugee stories, and more in order to help teachers inform themselves and students about refugees and create a welcoming classroom.

Rights Sites News: Immigration Edition
Summer 2008 edition of Rights Sites News dedicated to helping teachers and students engage in thoughtful dialogue, creative teaching, and critical thinking around immigration and immigrant issues.

Energy of a Nation
. Energy of a Nation is the online immigration resource center of The Advocates for Human Rights, providing accurate, up-to-date information and resources for educators, advocates, and community members through fact sheets, curricula, quizzes, action alerts, policy updates, and immigration-related news and events.