Brief Children of Immigrants: 2013 State Trends Update
Tyler Woods, Devlin Hanson, Shane Saxton, Margaret Simms
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From 2006 to 2013, the number of children under age 18 with at least one immigrant parent increased from 15.7 to 17.6 million. They account for nearly one-quarter of all children in the United States. This brief highlights national, state, and local information using data from the 2012 and 2013 American Community Surveys.
Research Areas Education Families Social safety net Children and youth Immigration
Tags Families with low incomes Poverty Family and household data Immigrant children, families, and communities Immigrant communities demographics and trends Early childhood education Kids in context
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population