Self-perceived Health and Quality of Life Among Azorean Deportees: A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study

Self-perceived Health and Quality of Life Among Azorean Deportees: A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study (Maryellen D. Brisbois, Kristen A. Sethares, Helena Oliveira Silva, Helder Rocha Pereira, SpringerPlus, 2016) Background Immigration policies can cause significant public health consequences, posing detrimental social and health effects for migrants, their families and communities. Migrants often face obstacles to health due to access, discrimination, language and cultural barriers, legal status, economic difficulties, social isolation, and fear of deportation. The process of deportation has become more Read More

A Practical Guide for Returning to the Azores

A Practical Guide for Returning to the Azores (Presidência do Governo Regional dos Açores Direcção Regional das Comunidades) The Practical Guide for Returning to the Azores is an initiative of the Regional Department for the Communities (Direcção Regional das Comunidades) created for Portuguese citizens born in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, who are facing deportation and are presently at Detention Centers in the United States of America and Canada. This guide is meant to be a practical guide to Read More