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This week’s Five on Friday uncovers a good handful of news stories that you may have missed. As always, our work looks at the news through the lens of migrant and immigrant health. Here are a few we’ve selected for you -- what are you reading that others are missing?  Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.




Making a Fortune Detaining Immigrants


Outside a migrant detention center


Karen, CEO, shared a new Associated Press report that found “Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry.




Migrant Workers Suffering from Unhealthy Work


Illustration of workers


Karen also shared this Knowable Magazine interview with Marc Schenker, MCN’s newest Board Member: “Unhealthy work: Why migrants are especially vulnerable to injury and death on the job.




Marginalized in Medical School


Female Doctor smiles at camera


Claire, Writer and Editor, found interesting this Scientific American piece on medical school treatment of women and people of color. The piece’s byline is: “More students are coming from marginalized groups, but when they arrive they’re often told to hide what makes them different.




Expanding Medicaid under the ACA 


Woman going over medical records


Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, sent along “The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review.




"It's All Gone to Hell"


Puerto Rico man repairing electrical system


Alma, Senior Program Director, forwarded us “'It's All Gone To Hell': Puerto Rico's Power Authority Just Lost Two CEOs In One Week.

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