While much of presidential hopeful Donald Trump's immigration rhetoric focuses on "dangerous" and "illegal" Mexican immigrants and "anchor babies," fewer "birthright" children have been born to U.S.-dwelling undocumented immigrants. Meanwhile, Chinese undocumented immigrants now surpass Mexican documented immigrants regarding the number of new immigrants in the U.S.
Latin American residents stated they feel less safe in their region compared to other regions worldwide. Latin American security concerns could result in an increase of undocumented immigrants migrating north to the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Education reaffirmed its position of welcoming new immigrant children to the classrooms. Based on data from the DOE, more than 840,000 immigrant students were in the U.S., with over 4.6 million learning English.