Embedding an immigration legal navigator in a primary care clinic

Ann Fam Med

Immigration status functions as an independent social determinant of health. To address this issue, the Immigrant & Refugee Health Program (IRHP) hosted an AmeriCorps member whose role was to help patients navigate the complex immigration system through referrals to community immigration legal programs and by advocating for them during their interactions with the immigration legal process.

Kimball S, Maju M, Singh N, Sonis L. Embedding an immigration legal navigator in a primary care clinic. Ann Fam Med. 2019;17(2):177.PMID: 30858264. DOI: 10.1370/afm.2360.

Publication Year: 
2019
Resource Type: 
Peer Reviewed Research
Study Design: 
Other Study Design
Social Determinant of Health: 
Immigration
Legal Services
Population: 
Immigrants
Outcomes: 
Social Needs/ SDH
Screening Research: 
No
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