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A Los Angeles reporter reflects on her own immigration story — and how 1994's Proposition 187 seeped into her family's new life in California.
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April Xu wrote this story while participating in the 2018 National Data Fellowship.
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Thousands of San Joaquin County residents are slipping through the health care safety net.
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What happens when a poorer, unincorporated section of Sonoma is annexed by a wealthier neighboring city? Two editors share what they learned from telling stories of how annexation is impacting a community's health.
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An 8-year-old boy's battered feet hint at the deeper traumas many migrant children are left carrying.
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A few days before Christmas in 2015, a 54-year-old immigrant named Jose Manuel Azurdia Hernandez began vomiting in his cell at a detention center in Adelanto, California.
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Health workers and a younger generation help Hmong elders overcome a devastating past in one Northern California community.
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Scott Thomas Anderson wrote this story while participating in the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism 2018 California Fellowship.
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Ruben Castaneda of U.S. News and Cristina Londoño of Telemundo reported very different series on immigrant health. But both reporters had to win the trust of undocumented families for their projects.
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Sexual health and reproduction are not openly discussed in the Vietnamese family beyond discouraging premarital sex, and there are few resources to help families navigate the challenges of a cross-generational, cross-cultural "sex talk."

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