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Living in the Shadows

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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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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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Tek Nepal's meals used to consist of lots of starches. But since a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis last year, they have changed.

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Sifting through the scientific literature on immigration and health makes one thing clear above all else: the health of immigrants is very much shaped by the particulars of their background.

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Sifting through the scientific literature on immigration and health makes one thing clear above all else: the health of immigrants is very much shaped by the particulars of their background.

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Two thirds of America’s population growth between 1995 and 2050 stems from immigration, one recent study found. The health of immigrants increasingly will define the health of America.

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Two thirds of America’s population growth between 1995 and 2050 stems from immigration, one recent study found. The health of immigrants increasingly will define the health of America.

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En nuestra serie Vivir en las sombras, varias organizaciones de noticias de todo el país se unieron para dar a conocer la interrelación entre la situación migratoria y la salud.

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