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The Living Arrangements of Children of Immigrants

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Landale,Nancy S. (Author), Thomas,Kevin J. A. (Author), Van Hook,Jennifer (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Apr 2011
Published:
Los Altos, CA: Center for the Future of Children, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation
ISBN:
1054-8289
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
United States, Blacks, Emigrants and immigration, Refugees, Caribbean people, Social integration, Family, Parents, Immigration policy, Mortality, Child welfare services
Notes:
Explores the challenges facing immigrant families as they adapt to the United States, as well as their many strengths, most notably high levels of marriage and family commitment. The authors examine differences by country of origin in the human capital, legal status, and social resources of immigrant families and describe their varied living arrangements, focusing on children of Mexican, Southeast Asian, and black Caribbean origin.