Perreira Article Reviews Implications of Exclusionary Policies for Health of Immigrants and Their Children

Public policies play a crucial role in shaping how immigrants adapt to life in the United States. Krista Perreira, PhD, reviews these policies in "Policies of Exclusion: Implications for the Health of Immigrants and Their Children," published in the Annual Review of Public Health.

Perreira Article Reviews Implications of Exclusionary Policies for Health of Immigrants and Their Children click to enlarge Krista Perreira, PhD

Federal, state, and local laws and administrative practices impact immigrants’ access to education, health insurance and medical care, cash assistance, food assistance, and other vital services. Additionally, immigration enforcement activities have substantial effects on immigrants’ health and participation in public programs, as well as effects on immigrants’ families. The review, "Policies of Exclusion: Implications for the Health of Immigrants and Their Children," is written by Krista Perreira, PhD, and published in the Annual Review of Public Health.

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