USC Price School of Public Policy

Children of Immigrants Vital to California’s Economic Future

January 16, 2013

Citing research by USC Price Professor Dowell Myers, ABC News‘ “World News” reported that the children of immigrants play a vital role in the state’s future, driving its economy and purchasing homes from aging baby boomers. Myers said that providing better working conditions for mothers would be beneficial for the long-term health of the state. “That matters,” he said. “Show more respect for moms!” The research was also covered by ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV.