Thursday, September 24, 2015
Immigrants, Their Children Integrate Well into US Society but Not in All Areas, Report Finds
As U.S. immigrants and their descendants integrate into society, they become more educated, have better job opportunities, make more money and learn to speak better English. But a new report found their well-being declines in the areas of health, crime and family patterns.
Co-sponsored by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Sept. 21 report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine also found that several factors such as legal status, racial disparities and low naturalization rates delay or disrupt immigrants' integration into society, according to a press release from the National Academies....