Summary: Why Immigrants Should Not Seek Medical Care

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There are three main fears identified as to why immigrants may not seek medical care. One fear is socio-economic status. Most immigrants are undocumented and have no legal documents to get a good paid job that offers them health insurance. This puts them in a financial constraints that they cannot afford to pay for medical treatments. Also, the fear of deportation prevents them from seeking medical attention. Individuals from low-income communities are exposed to higher levels of stress are now recognized as significant and cumulative influences on health and health disparities (Page-Reeves et al., 2013). Another factor that affects health disparity and structural violence is language barrier. They feel that people with a Spanish accent or

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