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

Abstract:

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.