Fearing deportation, undocumented immigrants choose to go without health care

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Health clinics that serve undocumented immigrants report that fewer patients are making appointments. Doctors say people worry that revealing personal information could tip off immigration officials and lead to deportation. But by skipping regular care, some patients could be taking major medical risks.

Credits

Guests:
Jim Mangia - St John's Well Child and Family Center - @wellchildorg, Ana Grande - Clinica Monseñor Romero - @MsAnaGrande

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole