Spreading Peace And Countering Extremism


Welcome to S.P.A.C.E.! Where we believe that “peace is louder than violence”/”people can articulate their needs in a nonviolent way”/” in a goodwill building to counteract violence”. We’re here to educate on the importance of being proactive towards negative rhetoric that leads to violence in terms of immigration, in a better way to protect the people of this nation. Let’s open a space for discussion.

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So let’s start by providing a base for such discussion, because it’s sometimes hard to pin down the exact issues with immigration and even what it is. This is a safe environment where we want to produce effective communication that counters extreme rhetoric-so this site will lay the groundwork.

Common Questions

What is immigration?

  1. According to the Legal Dictionary, immigration is defined as follows:
    1. “The entrance into a country of foreigners for purposes of permanent residence. The correlative term emigration denotes the act of such persons in leaving their former country”. 
  2. What are some current statistics on immigration in the United States?
    1. Below is a statistical table provided by Department of Homeland Security
      1. fy2015_table22
  3. What is the history of immigration?
    1. Below is an interactive tool designed to teach about immigration history
      1. https://ww2.kqed.org/lowdown/2013/05/05/u-s-immigration-policy-timeline-a-long-history-of-dealing-with-newcomers/