The Truth About Undocumented Immigrants and Taxes


Have you ever wondered or have you been asked about this topic? Read more here


Advocacy for English Learners in the USA


Great resources from Julie Sugarman:

English Learner Insights

State Fact Sheets

Research Reports

For more information, please contact me at or visit us at

Supporting Immigrant Families


A great resource at How to Support Immigrant Students and Families: Strategies for Schools and Early Childhood Programs

USA: Children at the Border. Information for Educators


USA: Multilingual Emergency Preparedness Materials


Thanks to Stacy Brown for sharing this:

Tornado / spring storm season has begun in the U.S. Here are some multilingual resources for safety in Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tongan, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and English. Also attached are some helpful graphics to help students and families navigate weather lingo for watches and warnings.

1.) Multilingual disaster preparedness library in case you have any trouble locating the language you need.

2.) FEMA multilingual resources (click in the globe at the bottom of the page to choose another language)

3.) Red Cross/Cruz Roja emergency apps in Spanish

4.) Tornado Safety Checklists in English & Spanish

5.) Media and handouts on tornadoes in English, Spanish, Somali, Arabic & Bosnian (

6.) Disaster Preparation & Recovery in Multiple Languages


Arabic (العربية)
Bosnian (bosanski)
Chinese, Simplified (Mandarin dialect) (简体中文)
Chinese, Traditional (Cantonese dialect) (繁體中文)
French (français)
Haitian Creole (Kreyol ayisyen)
Hindi (हिन्दी)
Hmong (Hmoob)
Japanese (日本語)
Korean (한국어)
Modern Standard Arabic (al-ʻArabīyat ul-fuṣḥá)
Portuguese (português)
Russian (Русский)
Somali (Af-Soomaali )
Spanish (español)
Tagalog (Wikang Tagalog)
Tongan (lea faka-Tonga)
Ukrainian (українська )
Urdu (اردو)
Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)

Losing the home language: I Rejected Spanish As a Kid. Now I Wish We’d Embrace Our Native Languages


Read a personal story about a life regret here and encourage your colleagues and families to continue the home language development. in children

Emergency Preparedness: How Does A Town With 37 Languages Prepare For Emergencies?


Our ESL students and their communities are often unprepared for emergencies. Do you know what your communities have in place? What are the protocols? More at

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