Immigrant Children, Youth & Families

April 2019
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This report explores the diversity of states' and localities' approaches for working with children in immigrant families who are in the child welfare system.
September 2018
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Family Consequences of Detention/Deportation: Effects on Finances, Health, and Well-Being
This report explores the direct impacts of detention and deportation on family finances, health, and well-being.
July 2018
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Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
This report analyzes DHS data to find that family separation has not deterred families from coming to the United States in the past.
July 2018
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Zero-Tolerance Criminal Prosecutions: Punishing Asylum Seekers and Separating Families
This 12-page report is based on trips to federal courts, ports of entry, and immigration detention facilities to monitor conditions and impact of zero-tolerance policies at the border.
July 2018
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Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
This report, by professor Tom Wong for the Center for American Progress, shows that policies of family separation and increased family detention have not deterred immigration at the southwest border. 
May 2018
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Detached and Afraid: U.S. Immigration Policy and the Practice of Forcibly Separating Parents and Young Children at the Border
This journal article explores what happens to these children once they are separated from their families by examining the nature of the services and programs provided while they are in temporary foster care.
December 2016
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Latino Children’s Coverage Reaches Historic High, But Too Many Remain Uninsured
This 15-page report considers Latino children's coverage rate improvements, health coverage inequities, and geographical concentrations of uninsured Latino children.
August 2016
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Divided by Detention: Asylum-Seeking Families’ Experiences of Separation
This report profiles the experiences of five asylum-seeking families who are divided by detention. It provides a preliminary analysis of how this separation occurs, and the impact this separation can have on families’ well-being and ability to access humanitarian protection.
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