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Amy Johnson's study on immigrant mental health cited in Forbes Mexico magazine

Dr Amy Johnson, Assistant Professor of Sociology

This is how the threat of deportation affects the mental health of Latinos in the US

The threat of deportation has affected the mental health not only of undocumented Latino immigrants, but also of naturalized immigrants, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. While there are direct impacts from changes to the federal government and its immigration policies, it is not just the presidential election that has consequences, Forbes Mexico reports. “How people talk about immigration and how relevant immigration and deportation are to everyday life is potentially as important as the most significant events and changes,” said the study’s author and professor of sociology Amy Johnson.  (this taken from Lehigh Today on 2/22/24)

See the Forbes article here: Read story from Forbes Mexico   or  View translated Forbes Mexico PDF