ICCPR Shadow Report: Access to Justice and Healthcare for Migrant Farmworkers

Access to Justice and Healthcare for Migrant Farmworkers in the United States: A Shadow Report

While the U.S. Government has taken important steps towards expanding access to health insurance for many Americans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the ACA excludes large groups of immigrants, barring them from accessing government-supported health insurance as well as affordable private insurance. Low-income immigrant women are particularly adversely affected and are left with virtually no options for accessing affordable reproductive healthcare, including contraceptive services, screenings for sexually transmitted infections, and treatment for reproductive system cancers.

 

 

Author: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Tags: 
ICCPR, Shadow Reports, workers' rights