Children of immigrants comprise 1 in 5 of all U.S. children. This one-page brief examines the impact of enforcement raids on immigrant children and their families, from traumatic separations to economic hardship.

September 6, 2010

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    A personal story about an immigrant mother and her son.

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    Statistics about immigrant children in the United States.

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    Statistics about undocumented parents who are detained or deported from the United States.

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    The impact of home and worksite raids on immigrant children.

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    How the debate on immigration reform affects vulnerable children.

Key Takeaway

Reforms to Protect Children

The Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) for Separated Children Act would implement critically needed reforms to protect children and families affected by immigration enforcement.

Findings & Stats

Statements & Quotations