Immigrants Make Up 1 in 4 U.S. Health Care Workers

They say good help is hard to find, and America’s immigration policies could be making it even tougher in the health care field.

Immigration crackdown efforts, the border wall included, are very likely to cost the elderly and disabled the care that they desperately need, a new study argues.

More than 3 million immigrants work in the U.S. health care system, accounting for about 1 in 4 people in that field, said lead researcher Dr. Leah Zallman, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.

These range from doctors and nurses to home health care workers to