Panel Paper: Family separation and reorganization under current immigration laws

Saturday, November 9, 2013 : 10:25 AM
3016 Adams (Washington Marriott)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Maria E Enchautegui, Urban Institute and Cecilia Menjivar, Arizona State University
The provisions in immigration policy that initiate and sustain family separations are discussed. Data from  the American Community Survey and from ethnographic interviews are presented that attest to these separations and consequences for the well-being of immigrant families.