Education

Destino: The United States

November 08, 2000 1 min read

By 1995, Mexico and other Latin American countries accounted for a much larger share of the total population of immigrant children than was the case a quarter- century earlier.

Percent of Immigrant Children
By Country/Region of Origin
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SOURCE: The Urban Institute, unpublished analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data from the 1970, 1980, 1990 1% Public Use Micro Samples, and the 1995 and 1997 October Current Population Surveys.

A version of this article appeared in the November 08, 2000 edition of Education Week as Destino: The United States