As a result of policy changes and anti-immigrant rhetoric coming from the Trump administration, Coloradans who immigrated to the United States and their families are experiencing heightened levels of fear and anxiety. Many fear that they or a family or community member will be detained by federal immigration enforcement officers and deported.
Coloradans who are undocumented or who live with someone who is undocumented are less likely to seek essential public services, health insurance and needed health care services. Informed communication efforts that help immigrant individuals and their families know their rights and feel safe applying for coverage and seeking care are critical. This fact sheet provides information that health care providers and coverage assistants should know to help immigrants and their families understand their rights and options when seeking coverage and care.View Brief