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The impact of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on immigrant health: Perceptions of immigrants in Everett, Massachusetts, USA


Hacker, Karen
Chu, Jocelyn
Leung, Carolyn
Marra, Robert
Pirie, Alex
Brahimi, Mohamed
English, Margaret
Beckmann, Joshua
Acevedo-Garcia, Dolores
Marlin, Robert P.


Amsterdam: Elsevier

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Social Science and Medicine 73 4, August 2011, 9 pages

Description of Resource

This study sought to address this gap by using community-based participatory research to investigate the impact of enhanced immigration enforcement on immigrant health in Everett, Massachusetts, USA, a city with a large and diverse immigrant population. Community partners and researchers conducted 6 focus groups with 52 immigrant participants (documented and undocumented) in five languages in May 2009. (Description from source)