Global trends of international displacement are rising to historical levels, and in the United States, the Trump Administration has proactively initiated legislation to restrict immigration by displaced peoples and build a wall between the US and Mexico. This is a reality for Latinx youth living along the US/Mexican border in the current political climate, where not only do they battle inequitable educational opportunities, but also a heightened sense of racial discrimination and profiling. This paper argues that it is crucial for teachers along the US/Mexican borderland to implement a culturally relevant curriculum to help Latinx youth fight for social justice in these concerning times.
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Rubin, D. I., & Kazanjian, C. J. (2018). Finding Place in Displacement: Latinx Youth and Schooling Along the Borderlands. Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis, 7 (1). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31274/jctp-180810-93