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December 03, 2013

Iowa Task Force Outlines Challenges for State's English-Language Learners

Demographic shifts and low achievement levels for English-learners are prompting Iowa education officials to examine how to improve services.

November 04, 2013

School Provision of Ala. Anti-Immigrant Law Gutted in Legal Settlement

The state of Alabama has agreed to block several provisions of the state's anti-immigration law to settle lawsuits filed by civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 13, 2013

Relief Tally for Undocumented Youths After One Year of Deferred Action

It's been nearly a year since the Obama administration began its deferred action program that gives eligible undocumented youth who were brought to the United States as children temporary relief from deportation and a shot at work authorization. As of the end of June, roughly 400,000 people had been...

July 25, 2013

English-Learner Population in U.S. Rises, Report Finds

Between 1990 and 2011, the number of individuals living in the United States who did not speak English proficiently grew by 81 percent, according to the Migration Policy Institute.

July 24, 2013

Race and Income, Not Immigration Status, Shape Child Well-Being, Study Finds

A new study from the Foundation for Child Development finds that the well-being of children of immigrants is influenced much more by race and socioeconomic status than immigration status.

July 23, 2013

House GOP Leaders Endorse Legalization for Some DREAMers

The House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration and border security will consider ideas for legalizing the 2 million unauthorized immigrants who were brought to the United States as children by their parents.

July 15, 2013

Immigrant Paradox Less Consistent in Young Children, Study Finds

Young children of immigrants lag behind their native-born peers in the early years and need interventions to bolster their academic success.

June 11, 2013

U.S. Senator Delivers Remarks in Spanish on Immigration Bill

Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, makes speech in Spanish calling for the passage of comprehensive immigration reform.

May 20, 2013

Undocumented Asian Youth Seek Higher Profile in Immigration Debate

Young Asian immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children have launched a social media campaign to raise the profile of undocumented Asian youths in the broader debate over immigration reform.

May 13, 2013

Immigration Bill: What Happens to Youngest Undocumented Children?

In the current version of bipartisan legislation to reform the nation's immigration system, the youngest undocumented children would have to wait as long as their parents to seek a path to citizenship.

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