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Children in Immigrant Families: Ensuring Opportunity for Every Child in America

Children of Immigrants

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Date/Time
03/03/2011
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location
Rayburn House Office Building

Event Type

Import
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First Focus, in conjunction with the Congressional Tri-Caucus, Representative Judy Chu and the Foundation for Child Development, held a Congressional Briefing on March 3, 2011. Entitled “Children in Immigrant Families: Ensuring Opportunity for Every Child in America,” The briefing was the third in a series of briefings hosted by First Focus and the Foundation for Child Development on improving child wellbeing in America.

At the event, panelists discussed the current state of children in immigrant families, including the role of public policy. Issues including access to public benefits, early childhood education, immigration enforcement, and birthright citizenship were highlighted. At the briefing, a new research paper by First Focus and the Foundation for Child Development was released.

Learn about the panelists who presented at this event.

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For more information, contact Katie Peters at 202-657-0685 or KatieP@firstfocus.net