These words and views suggest who dehumanizes immigrants

The language Americans use and their support for certain policies like the death penalty indicate who's most likely to dehumanize immigrants.

Jim Barlow-Oregon • futurity
April 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: politics language immigrants united-states racism society-and-culture beliefs rhetoric

Staying undocumented seems safer to some immigrants

Some undocumented immigrants fear that holding a legal status would make more vulnerable to deportation. "You have to live cautiously," a woman named Marina says.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 10, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: immigrants united-states fears society-and-culture laws

No, immigrants aren’t moving between states for health care

New research debunks what some people have called the "magnet effect," an idea that immigrants will move states for better public health care benefits.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
Nov. 25, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: immigrants health-care-costs health-and-medicine public-benefits

American culture may explain opioid use among immigrants

Is prescribing opioids part of American culture? A new study that looks at length of time immigrants live in the US and opioid use suggests that's the case.

Laura Bailey-Michigan • futurity
Oct. 28, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: immigrants opioids united-states featured society-and-culture health-and-medicine medications

Political divide takes a toll on immigrants’ health

"When you’re scared, when you feel the world is so anti-you, you might not go to see a doctor, you might not engage in preventive behaviors..."

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
April 17, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: politics immigrants stress discrimination health-and-medicine

Loved one’s death brings extra stress to undocumented immigrants

"Ultimately, they talk about it less and blame themselves more..."

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
March 15, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: death immigrants stress united-states mexico health-and-medicine

Why some people say ‘no thanks’ to DNA ancestry tests

Not everyone is excited to learn about their ancestry through DNA testing. Here's who's against it and why.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
Feb. 11, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: dna genes immigrants race families featured society-and-culture medical-tests ethnicity

Going to and from South Asia? Get a T.B. test

South Asian immigrants in the US who frequently travel to countries where tuberculosis is widespread should get tested, say researchers.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Jan. 31, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: immigrants tuberculosis travel health-and-medicine medical-tests

Does language push immigrants kids toward STEM?

More immigrant children studying math and science in high school and college means more go into STEM careers as adults.

Jackie Ogburn-Duke • futurity
Jan. 10, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: education immigrants learning society-and-culture stem-careers languages

Immigrant kids in ‘tender age’ shelters face myriad risks

The youngest immigrant children—detained in so-called "tender age" shelters—may be the most vulnerable to the stress of separation from their parents.

Joan Brasher-Vanderbilt • futurity
Dec. 27, 2018 ~3 min

Tags: immigrants trauma brains refugees childrens-health families featured health-and-medicine laws

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