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Legal Requirements and Services Available to Immigrant Populations

posted on Wed, Jan 22 2014 3:37 pm by Eastern Region

The Network was contacted by a city official in Maryland who wanted to know what medical housing services are available for immigrants – including undocumented individuals – in her state.

The Network directed the requestor to a toolkit published by the American Academy of Pediatrics with collaboration from the Network on immigrant child health. Although the toolkit focuses on children’s health, it is a valuable resource for information on services available to all immigrants and contains information pertinent to all states.

The toolkit includes information on topics such as:

The toolkit also addresses other common, non-legal issues that face immigrants and their families, such as diseases or conditions that are more prevalent among immigrant children and communities.