"28% of undocumented students and 30% of U.S. citizens with undocumented parents are sort of expressing anxiety and or depressive symptoms at that clinical level, compared to 21% of U.S. citizens with lawfully present parents," said Laura Enriquez, the lead principal investigator of the immigration study and associate professor, [Chicano/Latino studies] at UC Irvine. … "A lot of the conversations that we had with students was very much about the inability to plan and to move forward," Professor Enriquez said.

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