publication . Article . 2020

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Lockdown on the Health and Living Conditions of Undocumented Migrants and Migrants Undergoing Legal Status Regularization

Claudine Burton-Jeangros; Claudine Burton-Jeangros; Aline Duvoisin; Aline Duvoisin; Sarah Lachat; Liala Consoli; Liala Consoli; Julien Fakhoury; Julien Fakhoury; Yves Jackson;
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  • Published: 16 Dec 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
<jats:p><jats:bold>Introduction:</jats:bold> Undocumented migrants are at high risk of adverse consequences during crises because of a lack of access to essential securities and sources of support. This study aims to describe the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the health and living circumstances of precarious migrants in Switzerland and to assess whether those undergoing legal status regularization fared better than undocumented migrants.</jats:p><jats:p><jats:bold>Materials and methods:</jats:bold> This cross-sectional mixed methods study was conducted during the COVID-19 lockdown in April–May 2020. Undocumented and recently regularized migrants taking part i...
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free text keywords: COVID-19, migrant, impact, lockdown, undocumented, health, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health, Original Research, living conditions, COVID-19, Migrant, Impact, Lockdown, Undocumented, Health, Living conditions, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Pandemic, Health care, business.industry, business, Mental health, Cohort study, Computer-assisted web interviewing, Cross-sectional study, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Demographic economics, Phone, Political science, ddc:618.97, ddc:301, ddc:613
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