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U.S. Immigration Law Enforcement Practices and Health Inequities

      Immigration policies and law enforcement practices in the U.S. have the power to create a climate of fear for undocumented individuals, their families, and their communities, which can impact health outcomes.
      • Fleming PJ
      • Lopez WD
      • Mesa H
      • et al.
      A qualitative study on the impact of the 2016 US election on the health of immigrant families in Southeast Michigan.
      • Cruz Nichols V
      • LeBrón AMW
      • Pedraza FI
      Spillover effects: immigrant policing and government skepticism in matters of health for Latinos.
      • Rhodes SD
      • Mann L
      • Simán FM
      • et al.
      The impact of local immigration enforcement policies on the health of immigrant Hispanics/Latinos in the United States.
      This paper examines how these policies and practices (henceforth referred to as “immigration enforcement”) affect health.
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