The physical and psychological well-being of immigrant children.

  title={The physical and psychological well-being of immigrant children.},
  author={Krista M. Perreira and India J Ornelas},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={21 1},
Poor childhood health contributes to lower socioeconomic status in adulthood. Subsequently, low socioeconomic status among parents contributes to poor childhood health outcomes in the next generation. This cycle can be particularly pernicious for vulnerable and low-income minority populations, including many children of immigrants. And because of the rapid growth in the numbers of immigrant children, this cycle also has implications for the nation as a whole. By promoting the physical well… CONTINUE READING
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