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Public Health or Public Charge? MCN Statement on the Administration’s Changes to Public Charge Policy

Woman receives treatment at clinic

(Photo by Earl Dotter)

Medical Review for Immigrants: Tangible Progress Toward Serving the Health Needs of Those in Detention

 

Maria* was in detention with a severely broken arm. She had crossed the US-Mexico border in a jeep, which rolled in the desert. Her young daughter was ejected from the car and died. Maria was picked up by border patrol. Her injuries were severe, and yet she didn’t get the medical care she needed in detention. Her attorney feared she might lose her arm.

Detention for Families: Why It's Dangerous for Children, and How Clinicians Can Help

Boy is treated at clinic

 

Children at the Border: Layers of Trauma Compounded By Detention

Girl looks through border fence

photo by Karl Hoffman

Toxic: How To Battle Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Mobile Agricultural Workers

 

Child choosing faces that match emotions

 

[Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Read our first installment, written by Dr. Eva Galvez, here. Part three will explore the health consequences of recent policies around immigrant family separation at the border.]

Position Statement: Families Seeking Safe Haven Should Not Be Separated

Mother and child

 

MCN Statement: DACA and the Health Care Workforce

Woman with stethoscope

 

Documentation As a Barrier to Care: Dr. Marsha Griffin on Border Health Care and Split Families

woman feeds baby from bottle by candlelight

"Candle of Hope" by Alan Pogue

 

For DACA Med Student, The Path to Becoming a Clinician for the Underserved is in Jeopardy

Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn at San Francisco General Hospital

Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn at San Francisco General Hospital. Photo: Jirayut Latthivongskorn

 

Farmers Adjust to Fewer Workers: Reprint of Rural Migration News Blog

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