FRC News

Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children

4/19/2011  8:00 am

Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa, Professor of Education at Harvard University, will be giving a distinguished colloquium talk at the Family Resiliency Center on Friday, April 22, 2011 from Noon-1:00 p.m. The talk will be held in Classroom 007 in Doris Kelley Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada Ave., Urbana, IL and is free and open to the public. He will be sharing an in-depth look at the challenges undocumented immigrants face as they raise children in the U.S.

Dr. Yoshikawa is a developmental and community psychologist who conducts research on the development of young children in immigrant families and the effects of public policies and early childhood intervention on children's development. His currently funded work examines how public policies, parental employment, and transnational contexts influence very young children's development in Chinese, Mexican, Dominican, and African American families. To read more click here.

For more information on the Distiguished Family Scholar Series click here.