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The Case for Welcoming Immigrant Families

Anna Gassman-Pines on growing fears that immigrant families will be broken up

Mural on immigrant rights

Research shows Hispanic children in the U.S. worry a lot more than their non-Hispanic peers. Some told researchers they feared their parents would be taken from them and sent away. More than one in four U.S. children live in a family with at least one immigrant parent.

In this Sanford School Policy 360 podcast, Associate Professor Anna Gassman-Pines argues we should work toward helping parents and their children feel integrated into U.S. society rather than isolated.

Read a related op-ed here.

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Music: Impromptu in Blue by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.