Research and Policy

Overcoming Barriers and Empowering Communities: The Immigrant Health Academy

 

October 20,  2021

 

ICIRR and the Center for Community Health Equity at DePaul University released the report, Overcoming Barriers and Empowering Communities: The Immigrant Health Academy.… Continue

Affordable Care Act Implementation in Illinois: Overcoming Barriers to Immigrant Health Care Access

 

September 7,  2018

 

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into law by President Obama in 2010, requires states to participate in or set up health care exchanges by October 1, 2013. These health care exchanges serve as a marketplace for individuals and small businesses to purchase health… Continue

The Affordable Care Act (ACA): A Reflection on Immigrant Access in Illinois

 

September 7, 2018

The Affordable Care Act (ACA): A Reflection on Immigrant Access in Illinois provides awareness of enrollment issues immigrants and refugees faced in the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace (also referred to as the Marketplace) during the first “open enrollment.” Its focus is on lessons… Continue

IIllinois’ Undocumented Immigrant Population: A Summary of Recent Research by Rob Paral and Associates

 

February 1, 2014

 

This report details where Illinois' undocumented immigrants live, their household composition, and other important characteristics.… Continue