Tucson Elvira-Sunnyside Health and Immigration Enforcement Survey (TESS)

Tucson Elvira Neighborhood Health and Immigration Enforcment Survey

Abstract:

This research a used mixed-method pilot survey of health and human rights concerns in a predominantly lower-income Mexican American or Mexican-descent area within Pima County, Arizona.  The survey was conducted by bilingual interview pairs in houses, churches and community centers. Among some of the results shows that perceived discrimination (including specific to seeking health care, regardless of legal status), worrying about your family’s health care and hearing prejudiced comments are critical stressors.

 

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