Brief Children of Immigrants Show Slight Reductions in Poverty, Hardship
Randolph Capps, Michael E. Fix, Jane Reardon-Anderson
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The 2002 National Survey of America's Families shows that the share of low-income children who are children of immigrants increased from 22 percent in 1999 to 26 percent in 2002. The poverty rate for children of immigrants fell from 24 to 22 percent.
Research Areas Health and health care Families Children and youth Immigrants and immigration
Tags Health insurance Economic well-being Immigrant children, families, and communities Immigrant communities demographics and trends Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy