Vaccination

In Norway, vaccination coverage varies with birth country

Vaccination coverage varies with country of birth, according to a new review about the proportion of people vaccinated among immigrant groups conducted by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The reasons for the differences ...

Pediatrics

How anti-immigrant rhetoric affects health care use

The 2016 presidential campaign saw a dramatic rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric. The sudden, high-profile change was associated with a substantial decline in utilization of health care services by undocumented adults and their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Immigrants in ICE detention face high risks in COVID-19 pandemic

Immigrants imprisoned in immigration facilities across the country face health conditions and often have chronic illnesses that would expose them to greater risk with COVID-19, a new University of California, Davis, study ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why does L.A. have so many COVID-19 cases?

Despite a leveling off of the COVID spike in Los Angeles in recent weeks, the city's death toll continues to rise. It's left people around Southern California and the rest of the country asking the same question: Why does ...

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Immigration

Immigration (derived from Latin: migratio) is the act of foreigners passing or coming into a country for the purpose of permanent residence. Immigration is made for many reasons, including economic, political, family re-unification, natural disaster, poverty or the wish to change one's surroundings voluntarily.

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