If rewritten, travel ban could mean doctor shortages in rural Michigan

From Michigan Radio:

President Trump’s immigration ban of seven countries with predominantly Muslim populations is causing consequences to healthcare.

While the immigration ban is temporarily suspended by the courts, the authors of the article write that the travel ban has already had significant consequences.

“Urban centers or safety net hospitals in both urban and rural areas are staffed by physicians from other nations who train in the U.S.,” she said. “So by implementing such a ban, we will kind of restrict workforce. And the hospitals will have to struggle to staff appropriately.”

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