How to be an immigrant in America: The kids of illegal immigrants
Posted On August 7, 2021
More than 50 million children are living in the United States illegally, according to a new report.
And while we’re on the subject of children, one of the most common questions that comes up when talking about immigration is whether they’re related to the illegal immigrants.
And as we learned recently, the answer is, of course, yes.
In fact, according a study by the Center for Immigration Studies, as of 2014, there were over 1.3 million children living in foster care, and the majority of those children were undocumented immigrants.
And that’s just the kids.
According to a 2015 study by Pew Research, as many as 50 million undocumented immigrants are currently living in America.
That’s about 1.2 percent of the U.S. population.
And there are even more children who aren’t in the country legally, including more than a million children who were illegally brought to the U