Boston example of US immigration situation

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In a sign of the changing demographics of the United States, nearly half of all children in the city of Boston now have at least one foreign-born parent. Immigration figures across the country have jumped in recent years. And that means US national and local governments are having to reconsider how to serve their changing populations. CCTV’s Nick Harper reported from Boston with this look on how the city is coping and what lessons it can now teach the rest of the country.

Source: American Factfinder, U.S. Census Bureau.

Boston example of US immigration situation

Boston example of US immigration situation

In a sign of the changing demographics of the United States, nearly half of all children in the city of Boston now have at least one foreign-born parent. Immigration figures across the country have jumped in recent years. And that means US national and local governments are having to reconsider how to serve their changing populations. CCTV's Nick Harper reported from Boston with this look on how the city is coping and what lessons it can now teach the rest of the country.


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Jeanne Batalova on immigrants on society

Jeanne Batalova on immigrants on society

For more impacts of immigrants on society, CCTV America interviewed Jeanne Batalova with the National Center on Immigration Policy.