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Child Health Policy

Center for the U.S. and Mexico

Health Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants

Quianta Moore | Laura Zelaya | Pamela Lizette Cruz

Health Challenges for Undocumented Immigrants.

The authors explore the health barriers and vulnerabilities of undocumented immigrants during the coronavirus pandemic, reveal the gaps in the Covid-19 relief bills and consider the implications for immigrant children.

This brief is part of a series on the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable families. The other reports focus on low-income mothers; the effects of parental stress on the developing brains of children; and resettled refugees in the U.S.