Fact sheet: Immigrant Children with Special Health Care Needs and the Affordable Care Act

Authors: Wilson, K., Dworetzky, B.A.

Date: 2014

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Health Equity, Health Inequities, Health Reform

Almost 25% of all children in the U.S. are immigrants. Immigrant children and citizen children in mixed-status families are more likely than non-immigrant children and children in families where all members are citizens to lack health insurance.