Brief Child Care Choices of Low-Income, Immigrant Families with Young Children
Heather Sandstrom, Julia Gelatt
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Using data from the National Survey of Early Care and Education, this brief reports differences in the child care settings foreign-born and US-born parents select for their young children. The authors explore differences in parents’ child care preferences and perceptions and how being an immigrant and having limited English proficiency, among other factors, might influence parents’ interest in and ability to access different child care. 

Research Areas Children and youth Immigration
Tags Child care Kids in context Immigrant children, families, and communities
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population