Responsible Fatherhood Spotlight: Immigrant Fathers.

Year Published
2008
Author (Organization)
National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English

In 2006, there were almost 36 million immigrants in the U.S., representing over 12 percent of the population. Immigrant parents represent a diverse group from across the globe, and the population of immigrant fathers has varied characteristics. Immigrant fathers are less likely than native-born fathers to have a high school education--a factor associated with lower income--but immigrant fathers are also more likely to reside with their children--due to marriage or cohabitation. This fact sheet discusses the implications of immigrant fathers' diversity and its impact on involvement with children. (Author abstract)

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