One-Fourth of America's Children

Source: The Learning Curve #126

Children in Immigrant Families

 First Focus recently hosted a Congressional Briefing, “Children in Immigrant Families: Ensuring Opportunity for Every Child in America,” sponsored by Representative Judy Chu (D-CA).  Panelists discussed the issues facing children in immigrant families including access to public benefits for citizen children, early childhood education, immigration enforcement, and birthright citizenship.

The report, Children in Immigrant Families: Ensuring Opportunity for Every Child In America, by Donald J. Hernandez and Wendy Cervantes, was released at the briefing.