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Understanding Language Brokers

03/27/2019 | 6m 1s

More than 18 million children in the U.S. have at least one immigrant parent. For parents who don’t speak English, often times their kids become translators -- or so called language brokers. Su Yeong Kim is a researcher at the University of Texas in Austin. She’s working to understand the positive and negative effects language brokering can have on child development.

Aired: 03/27/19

Rating: NR

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