Nicole Novak

Novak, Geronimus, Martinez-Cardoso: Threat of deportation harmful to immigrants' health

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"Immigration crackdowns damage health — even for unborn children" - Nature. 04/12/2017.

This story looks at growing evidence that immigration policy and enforcement adversely affect the well-being of immigrants, especially children. It cites work by Nicole Novak, Arline Geronimus and Aresha Martinez-Cardoso that found harmful birth effects among Latina women in Iowa following a mass immigration raid and deportation there.

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Arline T. Geronimus
Aresha Martinez-Cardoso

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