Inter-jurisdictional legal and policy issues associated with tuberculosis control among undocumented immigrants
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe the current legal and policy framework for tuberculosis control as it relates to undocumented immigrants, especially during the removal process. Explain what legal and policy measures could improve continuity of care and treatment completion for undocumented immigrants with tuberculosis.
Keyword(s): Tuberculosis, Immigrants
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Assistant Attorney General and a Fellow in the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute's Public Health Law Fellowship Program sponsored through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. My research topic for the fellowship program is the inter-jurisdictional legal and policy issues associated with tuberculosis control among undocumented immigrants. I have also been a participant in a bi-national legal forum.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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