In the almost six years of its existence, DACA has had a significant positive impact on the health of both our immigrant communities and overall public health. There is a strong connection between DACA policy and immigrant health and safety, access to health coverage and care, and our health care workforce.
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As the Trump administration continues to intensify its efforts to curb immigration, Colorado legislators, public health agencies, and health care and advocacy organizations should consider immigration policy as health policy, and show leadership on these issues.
Before examining potential options for extending greater health care coverage and/or access to immigrants of varying immigration status in Colorado, we must understand the demographics and insurance status of these populations.
The Trump administration’s impulsive and irresponsible approach to reducing immigration is both dangerous and ineffective.
Congress’ decision to pass the Tax Cut and Jobs Act will have a dramatic effect on the health care landscape in Colorado and around the US.