Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Authors: Andrew Bratsman, Meera Namireddy, Anjali Kumar, Padma Swamy MD, EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAlthough immigrants make up one in six residents in Texas, they face unique and consequential barriers to receiving regular, appropriate healthcare. Hampered by both individual and … [Read more...] about Eliminating Healthcare Barriers for Texan Immigrants: A Policy Brief
Written by Fatima Syed and Paul George What happens when a child becomes sick? The events may be all too familiar: mom gets a call from the school nurse because her child has a fever and sore throat. She leaves work early, taking him to their pediatrician who reassures her … [Read more...] about Children Deserve Health Coverage Regardless of Immigration Status