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Dying to Work

Fence at Border

MCN was featured in an American Public Health Association (APHA) blog for our conference session entitled “Dying to Work: The Risks from Injury and Death on the Migrant’s Journey to Work in the United States,”

Are Social Security Numbers Required for Health Care?

doctor filling out form

We’ve all heard that immigrants may fear giving out personal information to authorities, especially if they, or their loved ones, are here without documentation. But just how widespread is the problem of requiring Social Security numbers (SSNs) as American residents seek health care? I recently had a first-hand taste of what patients deal with every day.

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