When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the state previous spring, some referred to the virus as the “great equalizer” that understood no boundaries of wealth, ideology, race, or course. But as test results came in, COVID arrived to disproportionately influences immigrant, Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color.
In an work to document the pandemic’s influence on immigrants, refugees, and asylees in the U.S., the College of Minnesota has introduced the Immigrants in COVID The us challenge, a web source that gathers applicable investigate, reporting, and investigation in an available public forum.
The challenge addresses wellbeing disparities and the forces that generate them: it highlights structural inequities—from minimal healthcare access to detention in crowded centers—that put immigrants and refugees at increased threat of infection and loss of life. But the investigate group also scientific tests the social, political, and economic impacts of the pandemic. In addition to wellbeing, they’ve identified