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Why Racism Is a Public Health Issue

Public health is built on the principle of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. Police violence is antithetical to that mission.

The Trump-Pence Administration Wants to Indefinitely Lock Up Immigrant Children 

We must do everything we can to stop the administration's harmful family detention rule.

Oct. 30, 2018

Resist Trump Administration Recklessness this Recess

Congressional recess is our chance to make some noise.

July 3, 2018

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The Supreme Court Just Heard a Case That Will Determine if 5 Million Immigrants Can Live Without Fear of Deportation. Here's What That Means for Health Care Advocates.

If the Supreme Court rules that the challenge to President Obama's executive actions on immigration (DACA and DAPA) is constitutional, millions of undocumented immigrants could be prevented from accessing the care they need to survive in the United States.
April 18, 2016

What the President’s Executive Action on Immigration Reform Means for Health Care, and for My Community

As a reproductive health care advocate in the Latino community, I was heartened to hear President Obama’s action on immigration. But it does not go quite far enough on one important issue: access to affordable health care.
Dec. 10, 2014

Support Immigration Reform: Everyone Deserves Access to Health Care

Something rather magical happened on Wednesday this week in front of the U.S. Capitol: thousands and thousands of people, mostly Latinos, gathered for a immigration reform rally. Young and old, from many backgrounds and races, we all gathered together at our nation’s capital to show lawmakers that behind every policy decision, there is a person’s story, life, and future.
June 11, 2013