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Silvia Aguirre-Jaquez

Federal Stimulus Payments Kept More Than 2 Million Latino and Black Children Out of Poverty During the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020

By | Child Well-Being, Immigrant Families Research, Research, Research Highlight

Federal Stimulus Payments Kept More Than 2 Million Latino and Black Children Out of Poverty During the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020

Dana Thomson, Lina Guzman & Renee Ryberg, Child Trends (September 17, 2021)

This brief report highlights how federal stimulus payments kept millions of children out of poverty, with Black and Latino children being the largest ethnic/racial groups impacted.

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Most U.S. Hispanic Children Can Trace Their Heritage to Mexico, but Many Other Hispanic Children’s Family Roots Extend Across Latin America

By | Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Families Research, Research, Research Highlight

Most U.S. Hispanic Children Can Trace Their Heritage to Mexico, but Many Other Hispanic Children’s Family Roots Extend Across Latin America

Yiyu Chen & Lina Guzman, Hispanic Research Center (October 6, 2o21)

This report draws from the 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) to provide a full picture of U.S. Hispanic children’s roots throughout Latin America.

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Policy Brief: The Severely Under-Resourced R&A Program is an Essential Tool to Meet Growing Needs for Affordable Immigration Legal Services

By | Federal Policy, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law

Policy Brief: The Severely Under-Resourced R&A Program is an Essential Tool to Meet Growing Needs for Affordable Immigration Legal Services

CLINIC (September 30, 2021)

This brief explains how underfunded the Recognition & Accreditation (R&A Program) is and how this prevents services from reaching remote locations and diminishes the capacity of nonprofit legal services.

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Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law

By | Deportation, Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law

Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (September 30, 2021)

This memorandum provided by DHS calls to prioritize the removal of undocumented immigrants who are a threat to public and national security, but not on the basis of their undocumented status alone.

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Worksite Enforcement: The Strategy to Protect the American Labor Market, the Conditions of the American Worksite, and the Dignity of the Individual

By | Federal Policy, ICE, Immigration Enforcement, Law & Policy, Law/Policy Highlight

Worksite Enforcement: The Strategy to Protect the American Labor Market, the Conditions of the American Worksite, and the Dignity of the Individual

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (October 12, 2021)

This memorandum from DHS outlines new guidelines to stop worksite raids and to deliver harsher consequences to exploitative employers.

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Understanding Psychiatric Implications of Child Immigration

By | Child Well-Being, Culture: Issues and Competencies, Immigrant Families Research, Immigrant Youth, Research, Research Highlight, Trauma, Unaccompanied Minors

Understanding Psychiatric Implications of Child Immigration

Pavan Madan, The Psychiatric Times (October 12, 2021)

This report explains the effects that immigration has on adolescents and children, including the prevalence of psychiatric disorders on this population and the factors that reduce negative outcomes.

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