- Breaking Down Barriers to Preventive Care (Immigration Policy Lab). A summary of RWJF-supported study in which researchers analyzed the effects of a pilot program to expand access among undocumented and recently arrived immigrants to publicly funded prenatal care.
- The Impact of Local Immigration Enforcement Policies on the Health of Immigrant Hispanics/Latinos in the United States (American Journal of Public Health). An analysis of the impact of local immigration enforcement policies on the utilization of health services among immigrant Hispanics/Latinos in North Carolina.
- Partnering with Parents and Families to Support Immigrant and Refugee Children at School (George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services). An RWJF-supported analysis of model programs that engage communities and community organizations to build effective and easily-accessible mental health services for immigrant children and youth.
- Immigrants And Health Care: Sources Of Vulnerability (Health Affairs). An examination of factors that affect immigrants' vulnerability to inadequate health care, such as socioeconomic background, immigration status, and federal, state and local policies on access to publicly funded care.
- Caring Across Communities: Addressing Mental Health Needs of Diverse Children and Youth (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation). A report on the results of an RWJF national program that brought school-connected mental health services to immigrants and refugees at 15 sites in eight states.
- Parental Immigrant Status is Associated with Children's Health Care Utilization (Maternal and Child Health). An examination of the association between parental immigration status and child health and health care utilization.
- Prevalence of Chronic Disease and Insurance Coverage Among Refugees in the United States (Journal of Immigrant Minority Health). A national study to increase understanding health status differences among refugees and other immigrants.
- Determinants of Health Insurance Status for Children of Latino Immigrant and Other US Farm Workers: Findings From the National Agricultural Workers Survey (Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine). An employer-based survey to characterize the health insurance status of farmworkers' children.
- The Role of Health Insurance in Explaining Immigrant Versus Non-Immigrant Disparities in Access to Health Care: Comparing the United States to Canada (Social Science & Medicine). An examination of the influence of health insurance on U.S. immigrant versus non-immigrant disparities in access to primary health care.
At RWJF, we believe that everyone in the United States should have the
opportunity to live the healthiest life possible, no matter their
immigration status. Overall community health is improved when everyone has access to preventive and regular health care and the ability to access services necessary to living a healthier life.