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Emigrating young physicians leave Greece with an aging health workforce

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The year that was: Human rights in decline

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Why Trump and other anti-immigration supporters are completely wrong

Michael Clemens describes the opportunity that immigration presents for the U.S. and why it is an effective anti-poverty tool. Yes, it requires some upfront costs that come in the form of social programs, but the long term benefits are too big to ignore.

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Trump’s new immigration plan: Follow Obama’s lead

Republican nominee Donald Trump made a significant switch in his immigration policy last week, shifting from calling for the deportation of all illegal immigrants to prioritizing criminals and others posing a threat to public security. The move aligns his policy more closely with that of the Obama administration, which has deported more people than any other president’s

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Brexit supporters are wrong; the U.K. benefits from migration

With the referendum vote to determine whether the U.K. will stay or leave the European Union just two weeks away, the debate over what the country should decide has intensified. There are numerous issues at play, but it is immigration that has galvanized support for Britain to leave (aka Brexit). As a rising number of migrants and

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The Acceleration of Immigrant Unhealthy Assimilation

Summary It is well known that immigrants tend to be healthier than US natives and that this advantage erodes with time spent in the USA.

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Detainees, staff, and health care services in immigration detention centres: a descriptive…

Background: Immigration detention has been shown to negatively affect the health and well-being of detainees.

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The Health Care Consequences Of Australian Immigration Policies

by John-Paul Sanggaran, Bridget Haire, Deborah Zion

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Slowly but surely, help arrives for U.S.-bound Cuban migrants

While U.S. politicians argue over immigration policies for Syrian refugees and illegal migrants from Central America, the southern U.S. border braces for a new wave of newcomers – 8,000 of them – from Cuba. Cuban migrants attempting to reach the United States have been stranded in Central America since Nicaragua closed its borders to them

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Obama slammed for turning back on Central American immigrants

President Barack Obama has come under criticism for the government’s sudden spate of raids across the U.S. to deport Central American immigrants. The announcement for the raids came just ahead of the holidays and continued into the new year. Candidates running in the Democratic presidential primary and others condemned the administration’s decision. “We’re upset,” Rep.

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Immigration Crisis, Health as a Human Right in Haiti

Photo by Calixte Wilsonn/Partners In HealthDr. Alexandre Widner, left, discusses how to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases during a mobile clinic near Belladere, Haiti. Dr. Alexandre Widner, Partners In Health’s border health activities coordinator in Haiti, has worked along the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic since 2008. In the essay below, he comments on the current political and medical crisis unfolding in that region, and on how PIH is responding to the situation

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Host society acculturation and health practices and outcomes in the United States: Public…

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Breaking: The country is going to the dogs

One of many bizarre things about public opinion on immigration in the UK is the divergence in opinion between impacts “on your local area” and impacts on the country at large. People are much more worried about the country than about their local area. Sunder Katwala, Director of British Future who commissioned a recent survey showing this fact, said to the Guardian:”People are obviously very anxious about immigration. But I was struck by how much higher it was as a national rather than a local tension. That to me suggests that managing local tensions is obviously very important, but it is probably not the answer entirely because people have this national-level concern

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A new theory of why Brits don’t like immigrants #awkward

“As it seems to be the day for chucking one’s opinion into the fray, here is mine, as an immigrant of 23 years to these lovely shores. Many British people seem to find foreigners challenging. This a country which runs on rules, etiquette and routine. Foreigners are, de facto, more likely to be ignorant of those rules.

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