Linguistic Isolation Still a Challenge for Some Kids in Immigrant Families

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In America today, 90% of the 18 million children living in immigrant families were born in the United States. Fourteen percent of all kids in immigrant families have a hard time speaking English, 21% live in linguistically isolated households, and 54% live with parents who have difficulty speaking English.

March 9, 2017

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Our Statement on Ending DACA

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Today’s decision to end the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy effectively disrupts the futures of the nearly 800,000 young people who have called the United States home since childhood and represents an incredible loss for America.

September 5, 2017

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Immigrant Youth in the Youth Justice System: What You Need to Know in 2018

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Recent shifts in U.S. policy have placed noncitizen youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system at increased risk of arrest, detention and deportation. To help juvenile justice professionals navigate this evolving landscape, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published an update to its 2014 practice guide Noncitizen Youth in the Juvenile Justice System.

February 26, 2018

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