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Five on Friday | March 18, 2016

MCNIs it Friday already? Before you head into the weekend, take a look at the top five recommendations from MCN staff on news and notes in health justice. If you have one to share, let us know. Email Claire at chutkins-seda@migrantclinician.org.  

Five on Friday | February 26, 2016

MCNFriday is once again tugging on our brains, luring us into the weekend… What are your plans for this weekend? Care to add a little bit of health justice reading into the mix? Here are a few recommendations from MCN staff.

Digging Deeper: The Real Reason the H-2A Program is Expanding in Florida

MCN[Editor's note: Today's guest blog post is from our colleagues at Farmworker Justice, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice.

Five on Friday | February 19, 2016

mcnOur Five on Friday blog posts are always a joyous reminder of how many organizations and individuals are working toward the same goals: health justice, a voice for marginalized populations like the mobile poor, rights for farmworkers... It’s thrilling to hear what other organizations are up to, and how we can lean on each other to grow our movement stronger. Plus, it’s Friday -- that’s a joyous thing, too, for those of us on a five-day work week.

Five on Friday | February 5, 2016

MCNHooray for Friday! Here’s something to bring with you into the weekend: this week’s news and notes, from MCN staff, on migrant health and beyond. Be sure to sign up for our blog to receive updates in your inbox.

From border crossing to heartland trafficking: a clinician’s take

MCNLast week, the Washington Post ran a front-page article about immigrant children who, having crossed the US-Mexico border unaccompanied, were apprehended by federal authorities.

Five on Friday | January 29, 2016

MCNWhile in the MCN offices we celebrated the awarding of the Cares Award to Health Network and the publication of our op-ed on tuberculosis, we kept our finger to the pulse of health

Five on Friday | January 22, 2016

MCNThis week’s Five on Friday is heavy on the bad news, shedding light on the incredible urgency of our work in health justice. While it can be challenging to read through the tough issues, it’s inspiring to reflect on the thousands of clinicians and health advocates who work with MCN who are dedicated to addressing these exact problems. Thank you for your work! Here are the top five suggested readings from our staff at MCN. 

Five on Friday | January 15, 2016

MCN Five on FridayA tumultuous week in US migrant news, with the border surge crisis intensifying while officials increased deportation operations. Meanwhile, worldwide, a record-high 60 million people were forced migrants last year, compared to the 40 million after World War II, points out a Financial Times article. Here are some articles and resources on migration news and health this week.

What Patients Need to Know: Deportation

MCNMany clinicians are concerned for their patients’ well-being during the current US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) enforcement and removal operations. In the interest of keeping patients and clinicians well informed, we offer the following list of resources on the rights, responsibilities, and protections of individuals during this process.

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