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As many as 1 in 6 healthcare workers are immigrants, JAMA shows

About one in six medical professionals in the United States are immigrants from other countries, according to new research published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. And they often fill employment gaps left by a dearth of American-born workers, concentrated largely in rural and community markets, which have a tougher time attracting talent.… Read More »

California Democrats plan to extend Medicaid to illegal immigrants

A California lawmaker has pledged to re-introduce a bill that would allow adults who live in the state illegally to receive medical care paid for by the government. State Assembly member Joaquin Arambula, a Democrat and a doctor, announced the plans Monday as the legislature convened at the state capitol, according to the Los Angeles… Read More »