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Student Spotlight: Poverty and Health in Latin America Cluster Course

Two students from the UCLA Blum Center's Poverty and Health in Latin America undergraduate Cluster Course, Astred Castro and Rachel Mernoff, recently took time to share with us highlights and reflections from their first quarter experiences enrolled in the course.
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Separating Facts from Fiction: Public Health Implications of Child Migrants from Central America

Thanks to all who attended our panel, co-hosted with the Latin American Institute, "Separating Facts from Fiction: Public Health Implications of Child Migrants from Central America"
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"Those safe from deportation now need access to affordable health care services"

UCLA Blum Center Director Michael Rodriguez co-authored an opinion piece in the November 25th publication of The Sacramento Bee calling for improved access to health services for undocumented immigrants. While President Barack Obama's November 20th announcement to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation is a positive step, it does not do enough to grant access to health services.
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