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Children suffer in shadow of parent’s unauthorized immigration status, USC-UCLA study finds

Children of Immigrants

USC News

A joint report from USC and UCLA, documenting the damage done to American children who live in the shadow of a parent’s unauthorized immigration status, provides evidence for a new effort to turn back court challenges to President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

The report was released in conjunction with the April 6 filing of a legal brief (Texas et al., v. United States et al.) by educational organizations and children’s rights advocates that support the administration’s position in litigation over the president’s plans to shield millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation…

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