Online Program

Immigration and enforcement policies on health of refugee and immigrant populations

Monday, November 2, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Describe and explain the impact of immigration enforcement policies on the health of immigrant communities. Identify the relationships between law enforcement activities and health behaviors

Community level psychosocial health effects of immigration home raids: A case study in Washtenaw County   
William Lopez, PhD, MPH, Laura Sanders, Melanie Harner, Adrienne Waller, Charo Ledon, Mikel Llanes and Dan Kruger, PhD
Addressing the impact of local immigration enforcement policies on health service access and utilization among Latinos in North Carolina: A community and public health approach   
Lilli Mann, MPH, Florence M. Simán, MPH, Mario Downs, Christina J. Sun, PhD, MS, Brisa Urquieta de Hernandez, BUS, Manuel Garcia, Jorge Alonzo, JD, Emma Lawlor and Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health
Endorsed by: International Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Socialist Caucus, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)