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The Adaptation of Migrant Children

Report Author: 
Alejandro Portes and Alejandro Rivas
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

The Adaptation of Migrant Children (click to view)

The authors examine how young immigrants are adapting to life in the United States. They begin by noting the existence of two distinct pan-ethnic populations: Asian Americans, who tend to be the offspring of high-human-capital migrants, and Hispanics, many of whose parents are manual workers. 

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

The Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Immigrant Children

Report Author: 
Krista M. Perreira India J. Ornelas
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

 

The Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Immigrant Children (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Higher Education and Children in Immigrant Families

Report Author: 
Sandy Baum and Stella M. Flores
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Higher Education and Children in Immigrant Families (click to view)

The increasing role that immigrants and their children, especially those from Latin America, are playing in American society, the authors argue, makes it essential that as many young newcomers as possible enroll and succeed in postsecondary education.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Immigrants in Community Colleges

Report Author: 
Robert T. Teranishi, Carola Suarez-Orozco and Marcelo Suarez-Orozco
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Immigrants in Community Colleges (click to view)

Over the next few decades immigrant youth and children of immigrants will constitute a significant portion of the U.S. workforce. The authors argue that increasing their educational attainment, economic productivity and civic engagement should, thus, be a national priority.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

K-12 Educational Outcomes of Immigrant Youth

Report Author: 
Robert Crosnoe and Ruth N. Lopez Turley
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

K-12 Educational Outcomes of Immigrant Youth (click to view)

The children from immigrant families in the United States make up a historically diverse population, and they are demonstrating just as much diversity in their experiences in the K-12 educational system. 

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Effective Instruction for English Learners

Report Author: 
Margarita Calderon, Robert Slavin and Marta Sanchez
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Effective Instruction for English Learners (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Early Care and Education for Children in Immigrant Families

Report Author: 
Lynn A. Karoly Gabriella C. Gonzalez
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Early Care and Education for Children in Immigrant Families (click to view)

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

The Living Arrangements of Children of Immigrants

Report Author: 
Nancy S. Landale, Kevin J. A. Thomas, Jennifer Van Hook
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

 

The Living Arrangements of Children of Immigrants (click to view)

Children of immigrants are a rapidly growing part of the U.S. child population. Their health, development, educational attainment, and social and economic integration into the nation’s life will play a defining role in the nation’s future.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Demography of Immigrant Youth: Past, Present and Future

Report Author: 
Jeffrey S. Passel
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Demography of Immigrant Youth: Past, Present and Future (click to view)

Jeffrey Passel traces shifts in the youth population over the past hundred years, examines population projections through 2050 and offers some observations about the likely impact of the immigrant youth population on American society.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center

Immigrant Children: Introducing the Issue

Report Author: 
Marta Tienda and Ron Haskin
Original Date of Publication: 
2011 Apr

Immigrant Children: Introducing the Issue (click to view)

This introduction to the Spring 2011 issue of the Princeton/Brookings journal "Future of Children" examines the well-being of immigrant children and what might be done to improve their educational attainment, health status, social and cognitive development, and long-term prospects for economic mobility.

Source Organization: 
Immigrant Learning Center
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