Juan Ortiz, 34, came to the U.S. illegally when he was just 18 years old from Mexico in order to try and help his family get out of poverty. He is now a naturalized citizen and a third-year general surgery medical resident at the Riverside University Health System’s Medical Center in Moreno Valley (RUHS-MC). His […]
Undocumented immigrants are so scared to go to the doctor that community health networks have to hire a promotora, which is Spanish for “promoter” and is a term used in Latino communities for a community health worker to convince people that they can go to the doctor without being deported. Maria Ponce de Leon, a […]
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