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Undocumented Immigrants Putting ‘Health On Hold’ Out Of Fear, Anxiety In Uncertain Times

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From Senate Bill 4 , which cracks down on “sanctuary cities,” to the decision to wind down a program that gives work permits to young people living in the country illegally, undocumented families in Texas are on edge. They’re afraid of getting deported, and that fear has kept many from feeling safe outside their homes. For some, that means skipping out on doctor’s appointments and forgoing necessary medical care.