The foreign-born population in the U.S. now totals more than 44 million. They are also more diverse in their countries of origin.
Children (under 18) with at least one immigrant parent make up 26% in the U.S. of the foreign-born residing here, over 85% have legal documentation.
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Victims and survivors in immigrant communities often have to undergo numerous barriers to escape abuse, including:
Although shelters are designed to assist victims, shelter environments in the U.S. often pose other sets of challenges for immigrant victims, including the: