May 27, 2011

Immigration Reality: How Immigrants Live, Still

New York Times editorial on the recent book by Harvard professor, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, on the negative consquences to children when their parents cannot gain legal immigrant status in the U.S. See our original post about the findings.

How Immigrants Live, Still - "New immigrants crowd into derelict apartments. Parents toil, children suffer. But while most of the last centuries’ newcomers were Americans in the making, many today have no way to naturalize. They live in the shadows, so their American-born children do, too.

“Immigrants Raising Citizens,” a study by a Harvard education professor, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, followed nearly 400 of these young children in New York City."

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