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View Resource Man who lived as a “stateless person” in airport becomes British citizen

This past Tuesday, East African Indian Sanjay Shah became an official British citizen after 400 days spent in limbo at the Nairobi airport. Shah’s story was documented in the press frequently, and interest in his predicament continued to build after the release of the recent Tom Hanks film, “The Terminal”. Shah’s case highlighted the rather complex way in which the residents of former and current...
View Resource Arts of Citizenship

A wide range of scholars and students are doing publicly engaged, innovative work in the arts, humanities, and design at the University of Michigan. This website brings together much of their work in a visually engaging, compelling way. Front and center on this homepage is a blog, which contains links to conversations about historic landmarks, graduate student summer internships, creating a "new"...

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View Resource Citizenship Works

This website provides online tools "to help low and moderate-income individuals to answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization, to better understand the naturalization process, and to prepare for the naturalization tests." The site represents the collective efforts of the Immigration Advocates Network and the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and it includes an interactive...

View Resource African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

The Library of Congress’s “African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship” exhibition celebrates African American history over nine time periods, ranging from 18th century slavery to the Civil Rights era. This thorough collection includes over 240 books, government documents, maps, musical scores, films, and plays, supplemented with relevant historical explanations and contexts. Viewers...