Hardship among Children of Immigrants : Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America ’ s Families

  title={Hardship among Children of Immigrants : Findings from the 1999 National Survey of America ’ s Families},
  author={Randy Capps},
Families (NSAF) reveals that hardship is greater for children of immigrants than for children of U.S. natives in three areas of basic need: food, housing, and health care. The data also indicate that the relative generosity of differing state policies on noncitizens’ access to public benefits generally corresponds with hardship levels. Because the NSAF cross-sectional data do not allow assessment of changes over time, these hardship levels cannot necessarily be ascribed to federal welfare… CONTINUE READING

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