Unauthorized Immigrant Health Care Spending Study Released

A study by a UNMC researchers has revealed that unauthorized immigrants have lower health care expenditures compared to legal residents, naturalized citizens and U.S. natives. This study should contribute to the discussions on implementing health reform and also on immigration reform.

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UNO, UNMC Research Shows Major Disparities in Health and Access to Care for Latinos and Immigrants in Nebraska, Iowa

The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Office of Latino and Latin American Studies (OLLAS) has released a report and policy brief, in conjunction with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), describing the serious health problems facing the growing Latino and immigrant populations in Nebraska and Iowa, particularly the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area.

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