Federal immigration policies have increased fear among immigrant families, and that has a detrimental effect on young children, according to a new report by The Children’s Partnership and Early Edge California. Preschool teachers, pediatricians, home visitors and other professionals working with immigrant families who have young children have reported a drop in participation of these families in essential programs and services, including preschool and childcare, nutrition assistance, preventive health care (like immunizations), in addition to frequent absences from school. This report suggests strategies for early childhood programs to help immigrant families with young children feel safe, healthy, and ready to learn.