Fact Sheet Children of Immigrants
Facts and Figures
Urban Institute
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While Congress and the administration debate the future of the 11-12 million unauthorized immigrants, it is important to look also at the more than 5 million children in families with unauthorized parents. Two-thirds of these children are U.S.-born citizens, a share that increases to 93 percent among those under age 6. A new fact sheet presents a statistical portrait of the children of immigrants.
Research Areas Families Immigrants and immigration
Tags Family and household data Immigrant children, families, and communities Immigrant communities demographics and trends Family structure Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy