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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

1 in 3 children in state has an immigrant parent

by Daniel González - Jun. 10, 2008 12:00 AM

The Arizona Republic

The number of Arizona children who come from immigrant households is soaring.

At least one in three Arizona children now has at least one immigrant parent, up from about one in four 10 years ago, said Nancy Welch,a researcher at the Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University.

She co-authored a new report that concluded at least 471,000 children living in Arizona are from immigrant households - or more than the entire population of Mesa.

The report is based on 2006 census data.

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