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Social Studies Middle School

American Children, Immigrant Parents

Children born in the U.S. to poor, undocumented immigrants face many problems. The children are American citizens, but their parents are not. Without a passport or proof of residency, those parents can’t apply for benefits for their children, and those children go without food, shelter, and other necessities. Listen to learn about the challenges facing the children of immigrants today.

US History II Immigration Civics/Government Citizenship

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AIR DATE: 04/15/2009

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