Research & Reports

An estimated 5.3 million children live with unauthorized immigrant parents, and 85 percent of these children are US-born citizens. Over the past decade, the United States has devoted significant resources to apprehending unauthorized immigrants in the US interior. These children remain vulnerable to separation from their parents because of immigration…
This report examines the consequences of parental arrest, detention, and deportation on 190 children in 85 families in six locations, providing in-depth details on parent-child separations, economic hardships, and children's well-being.
A compilation of CHHCS resources to address mental health needs of immigrant and refugee students.
This document provides background and best practices for how schools can respond to the mental health needs of immigrant and refugee students
A memorandum detailing ICE policy on enforcement action in or near sensitive locations from 2011.
A report from the Center for American Progress about the changing policies and economic challenges faced by undocumented students as they pursue higher education with recommendations on how to facilitate the removal of these barriers.
A report from the Center for Law and Social Policy detailing how recent executive orders are harmful to children and families.
Case law and statutes involving the right of English-learners to a public education—and the responsibilities of state and local governments to provide it—stretch back decades and continue to evolve. These are among the cases and laws that scholars and advocates consider landmarks in the area of the rights of language-minority…