Immigration Law

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Hospitals Are Suddenly Short of Young Doctors — Because of Trump’s Visa Ban
Posted on 17 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dara Lind, ProPublica, July 17, 2020 "Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely." Read More

AMA Journal of Ethics: Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants
Posted on 15 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AMA Journal of Ethics, January 2019 "Currently, 800,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients — including many health professionals, students, and patients — face risk of detention and deportation. Loss of DACA status... Read More

Doctors Blow Whistle on Dangers Migrant Children Face in Detention
Posted on 19 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, NYT, July 18, 2018 - "The Trump administration, faced with a public outcry over the separation of migrant families at the Southwest border, has said it is exploring a major expansion of family detention centers. But two of the government’s... Read More

Doctors Blow Whistle on Dangers Migrant Children Face in Detention
Posted on 19 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, NYT, July 18, 2018 - "The Trump administration, faced with a public outcry over the separation of migrant families at the Southwest border, has said it is exploring a major expansion of family detention centers. But two of the government’s... Read More

Rural Health Care Threatened by Green Card Backlog, Travel Ban
Posted on 10 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Parija Kavilanz, CNN Money, June 8, 2018 - "Dr. Raghuveer Kura is the only kidney specialist that the town of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has had at its hospital for the past nine years. He sees nearly 3,000 patients, including 80 who need life-saving... Read More

Houston Doctors Dodge Immigration Bullet...For Now
Posted on 31 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Mar. 30, 2017 - "On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Pankaj Satija and his wife, both immigrants from India living and working legally in Houston, were abruptly told by immigration officials they had 24 hours to leave the United... Read More

Alabama Immigration Law Asks Doctors For Their Papers
Posted on 18 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Some Alabama physicians and physician assistants were surprised this week to receive a letter with a new demand from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners: Show us your papers. Under the state's 2011 immigration law, these medical professionals... Read More

Georgia Immigration Law Puts Doctors and Nurses Out of Work
Posted on 13 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A new immigration law in Georgia requires everyone licensed by the state to prove citizenship. But the law is having an unintended consequence: many health care workers, included doctors and nurses, are losing their licenses because of a paperwork... Read More

A Child, an Immigration Hearing, and a Doctor's Testimony
Posted on 12 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In New York and Los Angeles, partnerships between pediatricians, psychologists, and legal clinics help unaccompanied minors prepare for the courtroom." - Jenny Gold, The Atlantic, Dec. 8, 2014 . Read More

Trump Travel Ban, Visa Changes Could Heighten Doctor Shortage
Posted on 21 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Mar. 18, 2017 - "Small-­town America relies on a steady flow of doctors from around the world to deliver babies, treat heart ailments and address its residents’ medical needs. But a recent, little­publicized... Read More

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