Kids Discover has a great article designed to be read by students, in which they delve into why people immigrate to America. The website also links you to the entire magazine so that everybody has full access to it. In the magazine from which the article previews, it describes the points of view of several children from around the world and why they immigrated to the United States. In a student friendly manner, the article shows how immigration is rarely a choice and instead is mostly done out of necessity/life or death. This source is great to show students the pros and cons of immigration and can also serve as both an informational and discussion starting lesson.
Kids Discover- Immigration