Safe Passage Project Staff Attorney Claire Thomas was quoted in the Huffington Post on November 21, 2014. Thomas noted how important access to medical care is for Safe Passage Project clients.
“But in the long term, those benefits pay off, experts point out. Claire Thomas, an adjunct professor at New York Law School and a staff attorney for the pro-immigration Safe Passage Project, has seen firsthand how access to health care has helped her juvenile clients. That”s because in New York, Medicaid is already extended to non-permanent residents. “It”s huge,” she said, since, “a lot of these young people are survivors of trauma” and require both physical and mental health care.”
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