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1 Introduction
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... population, their health is a major influence on the health of the population as a whole. The process of immigration and the integration of immigrants into American society intersect with many of the social and economic factors that help determine health, including economic stability, access to health care, education, the impact of the built environment, and social and community context.
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... Angel Island, just a few miles from downtown Oakland where the workshop was held, was the entry point for immigrants coming from Asia, many of whom were incarcerated before they could even set foot into the United States. San Francisco and the Bay Area were a nexus of Japanese American incarceration during World War II, and they continue to be a center of discussion and debate for immigration issues.
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... Chapter 2 of this publication provides an overview of the history of immigration policy in the United States, the current state of immigration policy, and the effects of immigration on health and well-being. Also discussed are issues of data disaggregation and data security regarding immigrants.

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