Nationwide, 25% of all children in the United States have an immigrant parent & over 5 million children have an undocumented immigrant parent—a majority of those children are U.S. citizens themselves. A pathway to citizenship would have an immense impact on children in immigrant families, including lifting over 250,000 children out of poverty.
Use the one-pagers below to learn how children in immigrant families would be impacted in your state.
State One Pagers:
Special Thank You
Dr. James Bachmeier, associate professor at Temple University; Dr. Chloe East, assistant professor of economics at the University of Colorado, Denver; and Dr. Heather Koball, co-director at the National Center for Children in Poverty who calculated the state data presented in these one-pagers.