Health care workers of color and immigrants are dying disproportionately of COVID-19 in the US, 

African refugee women settled in the US may receive less prenatal care, but they still have healthier pregnancies than US-born women. According to a recent University of Buffalo study, acclimatization to US culture—marked by processed food, drug and alcohol use, and…

The “anti-scientific positions and xenophobic views” touted by Italy’s populist government drove the country’s health czar to resign last month, Deutsche Welle reported.  

Earlier this week, the US—with just Hungary for company—opposed the adoption of a new UN pact to strengthen international cooperation on large movements of refugees.  

The Aquarius migrant rescue ship carrying passengers from Libya was ordered seized by Italian authorities who said passengers’ discarded clothes could have been contaminated with HIV, meningitis and tuberculosis. Médecins Sans Frontières has been fined €460,000 and 24…

Amid stricter immigration controls, a lingering family separation crisis, and a continued flow of children crossing the border alone, kids are ending up in government custody “far longer than they ever have been”—and they’re getting younger, write Vivian Yee and Miriam…

Contradicting assumptions held by over 50% of Americans that immigrants drive up healthcare costs, a new study finds that not only do immigrants receive far less care, they’re likely to pay more into the system than they take out when compared with those US-born.

2300 children separated from parents by the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy not only face immediate fear and distress but may suffer lasting physical and psychological problems. Persistent stress in the absence of a nurturing parent can cause…

Separating children from their parents, as we’re seeing at the US/Mexico border, leads to serious, long-term consequences, Paul Spiegel of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health explained in a C-SPAN interview yesterday. The Trump administration’s “zero…

The aid that groups like No More Deaths, Humane Borders and Tucson Samaritans provide to illegal immigrants has long been controversial, but the high-wire legal act volunteers walk in treating injured migrants on the US-Mexico border has grown more treacherous under the…