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

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

Date 2014

Keywords CYSHCN, Health Equity, 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.