Research shows that despite ever-increasing rates of immigration and thus numbers of children of immigrants, fewer of these families have access to or take advantage of high-quality early childcare and schooling. These trend deserves wide-spread attention as helping kids at a young age will yield long-term positive effects on school performance, language acquisition, and cultural acclimation.
Matthews, H., Ewen, D. (2010). Early Education Programs and Children of Immigrants: Learning Each Other's Language. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.