US-born Hispanic/Latina, Chinese, and Japanese immigrants were more likely to report sleep complaints than their first-generation ethnic counterparts, a finding largely explained by language acculturation and unmeasured factors associated with language acculturation.
Mexican migrants who have spent at least a year in the United States before returning home are less likely to have public health insurance or social security benefits, and could be more vulnerable to poverty in old age.
Foreign-educated and foreign-born health professionals fill important gaps in the U.S. health care workforce, but strategic shifts such as changes in immigration laws may be needed to stabilize the nation's health workforce.
We examined differences in the use of mental health services, conditional on the presence of psychiatric disorders, across Mexico's population with different US migration exposure and in successive generations of Mexican Americans in the US.
It is time that Syria's sizable émigré community used its considerable means and influence to help shape Syria's future.
We find that pre-migration political experiences impart a lasting post-migration interest in home-country politics and that such effects are substantial compared with the impacts associated with other cross-border connections.
The authors investigate the salmon-bias hypothesis, which posits that Mexicans in the U.S. return to Mexico due to poor health, as an explanation for the Hispanic health paradox.
The present study examined the prevalence of depression and associated correlates among a national sample of immigrants newly admitted to legal permanent residence to the US.
The longer that Mexican immigrants stay in the U.S., the greater their odds of becoming obese, according to a new study examining three generations of immigrants. First-generation immigrants are more likely to be obese than their peers still in Mexico. Succeeding generations are even more likely to carry extra weight.
This paper investigates wage assimilation of foreign-born male workers in Britain over the period 1993 to 2009.
Evidence suggests that smoking is suppressed among migrants relative to the broader transnational Mexican-origin population.
Epidemiologic research has consistently found lower prevalence of alcohol and drug use disorders among Hispanic immigrants to the US than among US-born Hispanics.
Migration is suspected to increase risk for depressive and anxiety disorders.
Lynn Karoly and Gabriella Gonzalez examine the current role of and future potential for early care and education (ECE) programs in promoting healthy development for immigrant children.
Budgeting for Immigration Enforcement addresses how to improve budgeting for the federal immigration enforcement system, specifically focusing on the parts of that system that are operated and funded by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
In interviews conducted for this study, Cambodian refugees reported exceedingly poor health when compared to the general population of Asian immigrants.
Survey data from Mexico shows that temporary immigrants earned wages about 12% lower than permanent immigrants.
This chapter addresses the role of social factors in health and illness.
Inadequate access and poor quality care for immigrants could have serious consequences for their health and that of the overall U.S. population. The authors conducted a systematic search for post-1996, population-based studies of immigrants and health care.
Skilled immigration into developed countries and competition for talent and professional skills are of major concern among nations today.