Paying the Price: The Impact of Immigration Raids on America's Children

Publication Date: October 2007

Publisher: National Council of La Raza

Author(s): Rosa Maria Castaneda; Robert Santos; Ajay Chaudry; Randy Capps

Research Area: Population and demographics

Keywords: Immigrant health and family support; Immigration enforcement; Children's welfare

Type: Report

Coverage: Nebraska Massachusetts Colorado


This report by the National Council of La Raza and the Urban Institute, details the consequences of immigration enforcement operations on children's psychological, educational, economic, and social well-being. The report profiles three communities that experienced large-scale worksite raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the past year: Greeley, Colorado; Grand Island, Nebraska; and New Bedford, Massachusetts.