Congress told impact of immigrant children’s trauma may be lifelong
AMA tells Congress that conditions in Customs and Border Protection facilities are inappropriate for children and pregnant women.
AMA calls on DHS to address conditions at border facilities
AMA calls on DHS and CBP to address conditions at the southern border, which are inappropriate for the care and treatment of children and pregnant women.
How can physicians care, and advocate for, undocumented immigrants?
Undocumented immigrants are among the country’s most vulnerable populations. This is how physicians can help address immigration-related fears and anxieties that affect their health.
AMA Journal of Ethics tackles health care for undocumented immigrants
With immigration policies dominating national and local news, the AMA Journal of Ethics devoted its January issue to health care for undocumented immigrants.
Liked, loved, shared: What got physicians talking this year
Physician actions in areas such as gun violence, professional burnout and immigration policy struck home with readers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
AMA Adopts New Policies at 2018 Interim Meeting
The AMA voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting.
Should abortion rights extend to unaccompanied migrant minors?
All women, including unaccompanied migrant minors, have the right to access abortion in a timely, confidential way, the AMA and other physician organizations tell the court.
Caring for child refugees: 4 things you need to know
Trauma-informed care is a must for migrant children separated from their parents. Find out the health effects you may be dealing with as a physician.
AMA statement on linking of safety net benefits to immigration status
AMA: Denying vital services to recent immigrants forces them to make choices about health care that may harm their families and worsen public health.