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Padilla Christina M., Ryan Rebecca M., Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study estimated the independent and joint influence of early home and education contexts on three school readiness outcomes for children with Hispanic immigrant parents. These associations were compared to those for children whose…
Miles Elly M., Dmitrieva Julia, Hurwich-Reiss Eliana, Badanes Lisa S., Mendoza Marina M., Perreira Krista Marlyn, Watamura Sarah, Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The "Latino Health Paradox" denotes a well-established trend wherein foreign-born Latino immigrants arrive with protective health benefits which dissipate and sometimes reverse into health disparities in the second and subsequent generations. The…
Walker Allison, Malin Jenessa L., January, 2020
Reports & Papers

This brief describes the social and emotional skills of children served by Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs (see Box 1). This brief uses data from the MSHS Study 2017 (see Box 2) to examine the following questions: - Are MSHS…

Walker Allison, October, 2019
Other
The following slides present selected descriptive findings from the MSHS Study 2017. See the MSHS Study 2017: Data Tables for additional information about the study, including information on its background, methodology, measures and detailed…
Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, April, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This issue brief seeks to raise awareness of the need for trauma-informed services for young children of immigrants and refugees as well as for their families. In addition to providing a profile of this population and an overview of the effects that…
Torres Kelly M., Arrastia-Chisholm Meagan C., 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Learning a new language and culture may be particularly difficult for families in the United States supported by migrant workers, who typically work long hours and live a mobile lifestyle. The purpose of this phenomenological study is to describe…
Murray John S., January-March 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
Since 2016, over 32 million children have been displaced from their homes mostly the result of war and conflict. For many children under the age of 8, a life of war and conflict is all they know. They have grown up in a world where bombings, gunfire…
Lee RaeHyuck, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examined the associations between preschool attendance and academic school readiness at kindergarten entry among 5-year-old children of immigrant mothers in the United States using data from a US nationally representative sample (Early Childhood…
Roubeni Sonia, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
The home environment, which includes parents' engagement in children's home learning experiences and preacademic stimulation, has important consequences for children's acquisition of early academic skills, and although children of immigrants…
Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, McHugh Margie, April, 2018
Other
This report takes stock of ECEC service provision for young children of refugees and asylum seekers in select European countries (Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Turkey) as well as in Canada and the United States. In…
Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, McHugh Margie, April, 2018
Executive Summary
Seeking to better understand current policies and practices in this arena, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) coordinated an international study of the challenges and successes major host countries in Europe and North America are experiencing in…
Tavassolie Tanya, Lopez Claudia, De Feyter Jessica Johnson, Hartman Suzanne C., Winsler Adam, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Little is known about the early educational performance of children in migrant farmworker families. The authors examined the school readiness and early school success of 289 four-year-old preschool children of migrant families attending Redlands…
Stephens Samuel A., September, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List focuses on resources in the Research Connections collection published in 2010 or later that focus on access to early care and education for children in immigrant families. The resources on this list are…
Lee Kyunghee, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to identify factors affecting Migrant Head Start (MHS) children's dental health. Enrollment duration (number of years and weeks enrolled) and individual and family factors were considered. Children (N = 931) who…
Rickmeyer Constanze, Lebiger-Vogel Judith, Leuzinger-Bohleber Marianne, 02 May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background: The transition to child care is a challenging time in a child's life and leads to elevated levels of cortisol. These elevations may be influenced by the quality of the mother-child relationship. However, remarkably little is known…