Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)
NWIRP has compiled a list of resources related to the DACA program, including how NWIRP plans to assist first time DACA applicants after the December 4th ruling in Federal Court to reinstate the program. Featuring NWIRP Executive Director Jorge L. Barón and Deputy Director Malou Chavez.
- Know Your Rights - Northwest Immigrant Rights: includes information to help families think about preparing a safety plan for youth and children
- Health Care Providers and Immigration Enforcement: Know Your and Your Patients' Rights - National Immigration Law Center
- Advisory Regarding President’s June 15, 2012 Announcement Regarding Deferred Action for DREAMers.
Additional Resources for Health Care Providers
Making a Case for Sanctuary Hospitals – JAMA article by Saadi A, Ahmed S, Katz MH. Published online October 16, 2017. Advocates that health care professionals support and advocate for health care facilities to be sanctuary places that protect the undocumented and vulnerable.
Protecting unauthorized immigrant mothers improves their children’s mental health. J. Hainmueller et al., Science 10.1126/science.ann5893 (2017)
Health consequences of the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration programme: a quasi-experimental study. Venkataramani, et al. Lancet Public Health 2017; 2;e175-81.
Dreams Deferred — The Public Health Consequences of Rescinding DACA. Venkataramani AS, Tsai, AC, The New England Journal of Medicine, September 13, 2017 | DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1711416