The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Feb. 9 upheld the restraining order on President Trump’s immigration ban. A key argument used by the States of Washington and Minnesota was the negative impact of the ban on higher education, but an important corollary is the impact on medical care in the U.S. While the world waits for a final decision on the matter, potentially from the Supreme Court, it’s critical to look at the potential ramifications of the ban.
Author(s): John Burkhardt, Lecturer, University of Michigan
Mahshid Abir, Director of the Acute Care Research Unit, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan