Reports & Research
Understanding Childhood Issues & Highlighting Them
Children in Immigrant Families: A California Data Brief, 2007
Aug 15, 2007
Download file: immigrant_families_2007.pdf
Children in Immigrant Families: A California Data Brief corrects misperceptions about children in immigrant families. For example, 85% of children from immigrant families in California are U.S. citizens, and three-quarters of them are bilingual. The report also highlights the difficult, additional challenges faced by immigrant children and their families, such as barriers to English language acquisition and lower rates of health insurance coverage versus their non-immigrant peers.