Immigration enforcement and economic resources of children with likely unauthorized parents

@article{AmuedoDorantes2018ImmigrationEA,
  title={Immigration enforcement and economic resources of children with likely unauthorized parents},
  author={Catalina Amuedo‐Dorantes and Esther Arenas-Arroyo and Almudena Sevilla},
  journal={Journal of Public Economics},
  year={2018},
  volume={158},
  pages={63-78}
}

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