Health & Well-Being

August 2019
Resource
Issue Brief
Urban Institute logo, which features their name, first word in larger blue letters, second in black, over a dotted grid pattern. Accompanies their brief, Safety Net Access in the Context of the Public Charge Rule.
This brief shares insights from in-depth interviews conducted in March 2019 with 25 adults in immigrant families who reported that they or a family member avoided participating in safety net programs.
July 2019
News
Commentary
The Hill logo, which features their name spelled out in white letters on a blue square background. Posted to accompany the opinion article, Immigrant women aren't getting access to health care due to fears.
At the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health we encourage our Latinx community — many of whom are immigrants — to embrace their power and fight for access to health care in their communities.
July 2019
News
Blog Post
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
May 2019
Resource
Analysis
Urban Institute logo, which shows their name in capital letters, with Urban in larger blue letters and Institute in smaller black letters, in front of a grid of dots on the left and the tagline "Elevate the Debate."
In this brief, Urban Institute uses data from the December 2018 Well-Being and Basic Needs Survey to provide the first systematic evidence on the extent of chilling effects among immigrant families before release of a final public charge rule. 
April 2019
Program
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Two smiling girls at a desk in a classroom with two more students behind them. Posted in conjunction with GCIR's webinar, Monthly Immigration Policy Call: April.
This webinar will delve deeper into how family separation has been experienced by and through the eyes of children, and how those working closest with children are working to give voice to their trauma and create accountability for harm.
April 2019
Resource
Report
This report explores the diversity of states' and localities' approaches for working with children in immigrant families who are in the child welfare system.
January 2019
Program
Webinar
January BeWell Funders Call
Join the BeWell Funders' Group to discuss the chilling effect resulting from the current anti-immigrant agenda and alternative models for meeting mental health needs of the immigrant community.
December 2018
News
Blog Post
By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity
It’s deeply concerning that the administration’s proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule targets the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the primary federal nutrition program that helps millions of low-income people and families put food on the table each month.
December 2018
News
Blog Post
Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents
The proposed public charge rule is likely to discourage some immigrant families from seeking public health insurance coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their children, the majority of whom are US citizens.  
September 2018
Resource
Report
Family Consequences of Detention/Deportation: Effects on Finances, Health, and Well-Being
This report explores the direct impacts of detention and deportation on family finances, health, and well-being.

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