From my latest post over at the JAMA Forum:
Immigration reform is a topic about which many people in the United States are passionate. It involves not only concerns about economic interests, but national security as well. Our health care system is especially sensitive to alterations in immigration policy. Recent events have highlighted the ways in which potentially small changes even to the ways we screen and admit refugees could affect the practice of medicine.
The US health care system is very dependent on immigration.
Go read the whole thing!