A user story is a tool used in software development to capture a description of a feature from an end-user perspective. The user story describes the type of user, what they want and why. A user story helps to create a simplified description of a requirement.
For next class share what issues and data sources you're considering and write a preliminary user story outlining your design.
Examples from 2016, here.
Here's the story I wrote on the blackboard yesterday and a site Amy found that begins to address this question.
"I want to know the percentages of US immigrant medical professionals so I can show that immigration laws and regulations should consider these factors."