• Immigration reform in America: the history of policies, their implications and effective interventions

      Sierra, Cory (2021-05)
      The history of immigration policies in the U.S. reveals an ongoing cycle that poses barriers for immigrants of all ages...These hardships put immigrants at higher risk for physical and mental illnesses and their lack of access to resources along with other barriers decreases their ability to seek or receive treatment. By examining the reasoning behind these policies as well as key factors that impair the wellbeing of immigrants the need for social support and access to services was identified.