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Si bien las condiciones y servicios médicos ofrecidos en el sistema de centros de inmigración han mejorado en años recientes, defensores de los derechos de los inmigrantes dicen que todavía quedan muchas cosas por cambiar.

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In 2014, fellows Alonso Yáñez and Annabelle Sedano collaborated on a project highlighting shortcomings in detention facilities for undocumented immigrants operated by for-profit companies. As Obama reconsiders outsourcing detention centers, this project offers early warnings of problems to come.

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Reporters who have covered immigrant communities may have heard of the “healthy migrant effect.” Here are some of the factors at play in this phenomenon.

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Reporters who have covered immigrant communities may have heard of the “healthy migrant effect.” Here are some of the factors at play in this phenomenon.

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Juan was 17 when he entered the U.S., backpack on his shoulders, easily passing as an American student through the Tijuana border.
He quickly realized that, as an undocumented immigrant, it wouldn’t be easy to stay in the U.S.. And as a gay man, it wouldn’t be easy to go back to Mexico.

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A Mexican father is released from detention thanks to a psychological evaluation used as evidence in court.

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No matter their nationality, people leaving their countries as refugees often show signs of trauma, through PTSD, depression and other mental health problems. These findings provided one of the underpinnings for our Living in the Shadows series.

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No matter their nationality, people leaving their countries as refugees often show signs of trauma, through PTSD, depression and other mental health problems. These findings provided one of the underpinnings for our Living in the Shadows series.

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Trying to access health care without English language skills can often leave refugees lost in translation.

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Intentar tener acceso al sistema de atención a la salud sin conocimientos de inglés causa con frecuencia que los refugiados queden atrapados en las barreras lingüísticas.

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