Health & Well-Being

September 2018
Resource
Analysis
Proposed Changes to “Public Charge” Policies for Immigrants: Implications for Health Coverage
An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
September 2018
Resource
Analysis
The Hunger Impact of the Proposed Public Charge Rule
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
September 2018
Resource
Issue Brief
DHS' Proposed Rule: What May Change With Public Charge
This issue brief explains how the proposed DHS rule to re-make the "public charge" immigration provision would result in discouraging many eligible immigrants from accessing Medicaid and other federal public benefits for fear of negatively effecting their immigration status. 
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.
July 2018
Resource
Factsheet
A Threat to the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Immigrant Families
This factsheet details the potential effects of proposed changes to the public charge rule on children in immigrant families. 
May 2018
Resource
Report
Detached and Afraid: U.S. Immigration Policy and the Practice of Forcibly Separating Parents and Young Children at the Border
This journal article explores what happens to these children once they are separated from their families by examining the nature of the services and programs provided while they are in temporary foster care.
March 2018
Resource
Toolkit
I​mmigrant Child Health Toolkit​​​
A toolkit designed to provide practical information and resources for pediatricians to address common matters related to immigrant child health.
March 2018
Resource
Factsheet
ACEs and Toxic Stress
An introduction to the research on adverse childhood events (ACEs) and toxic stress, in particular their long-term impact.
January 2018
Resource
Factsheet
Key Points: Traumatic Separation and Refugee and Immigrant Children
This resource from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network provides key points related to traumatic separation and immigrant and refugee children.

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