Unaccompanied Child Migration to the United States: The Tension between Protection and Prevention.
Nov15

Unaccompanied Child Migration to the United States: The Tension between Protection and Prevention.

Migration Policy Institute (2015). This report explains the shifting patterns of Central American migration between 2011 and 2014, analyzes the root of the policy challenges posed by these flows, and outlines U.S. and regional policy responses to address the crisis. It also makes recommendations on policies that advance both critical protection and enforcement goals in situations of complex, mixed flows, and provides additional...

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An Analysis of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States by Country and Region of Birth.
Nov15

An Analysis of Unauthorized Immigrants in the United States by Country and Region of Birth.

Migration Policy Institute (2015). This report profiles the approximately 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States, examining population growth trends over time by country or region of origin as well as geographic distribution by state and top county destinations. The report also assesses eligibility and application rates for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, analyzing differences in...

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The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child.
Nov15

The Educational, Psychological, and Social Impact of Discrimination on the Immigrant Child.

Migration Policy Institute (2015). This report examines the effects of personal discrimination as experienced by the children of immigrants, particularly in school settings. Research clearly and consistently shows that the majority of of children of immigrants perceive discrimination, which can have broad psychological, physical, academic, and social consequences for immigrant children. 1.8 MB 669 Descargas Ver más The Educational,...

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Migrants Deported from the United States and Mexico to the Northern Triangle: A Statistical and Socioeconomic Profile.
Nov15

Migrants Deported from the United States and Mexico to the Northern Triangle: A Statistical and Socioeconomic Profile.

Migration Policy Institute (2015). This report examines the rising numbers of apprehensions and deportations of Central American children and adults by the United States and Mexico, and provides a demographic, socioeconomic, and criminal profile of deportees to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. The report traces how rising Mexican enforcement is reshaping regional dynamics and perhaps ushering in changes to long-lasting trends in...

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The Impact of Discrimination on the Early Schooling Experiences of Children from Immigrant Families.
Nov15

The Impact of Discrimination on the Early Schooling Experiences of Children from Immigrant Families.

Migration Policy Institute (2015). How the young children of immigrants experience their early school years may in large part determine their academic future and negatively affect their emotional, social, and mental development. This report maps the types of personal and structural discrimination that young children of immigrants may experience at school, and the consequences for children, their families, and schools. 2.4 MB 2095...

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