Lessons Learned From the Recruitment of Undocumented African Immigrant Women for a Qualitative Study

Oluwatoyin Olukotun, Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
2020 International Journal of Qualitative Methods  
Although undocumented immigrants represent a particularly vulnerable population, they are underrepresented in health research. To facilitate the engagement of undocumented immigrants in health research, in this article, we describe the methodological issues encountered while conducting a qualitative study where we sought to understand the health care–seeking experiences of undocumented African immigrant women in the United States. Strategies employed in addressing methodological challenges and
more » ... cal challenges and recommendation for future studies will also be discussed.
doi:10.1177/1609406920904575 fatcat:ox536jnvfvg7ngrws4ufqyqaui