Becoming U.S.: Immigration and Health

Date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street,
Philadelphia, , PA 19107
United States

Navigating the health care system can be frustrating for anyone. Often immigrants struggle even more than others due to issues with lack of insurance, documentation status, or language barriers. We will discuss historical context about immigration control, which partially has been seen as a matter of preserving the nation’s public health, and hear from a panel about their personal experiences in getting healthcare today.

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GlobalPhilly 2019 Events
Topic: 
Business and Commerce
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Economic Development
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GlobalPhilly 2019
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History and Preservation
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International Relations