Am J Public Health volume 108, issue 4, P460-463 2018 DOI: 10.2105/ajph.2017.304266 View full text
Brittany N. Morey

Abstract: Anti-immigrant rhetoric and political actions gained prominence and public support before, during, and after the 2016 presidential election. This anti-immigrant political environment threatens to increase health disparities among undocumented persons, immigrant groups, and people of color. I discuss the mechanisms by which anti-immigrant stigma exacerbates racial/ethnic health disparities through increasing multilevel discrimination and stress, deportation and detention, and policies that limit health resource…

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