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Jacqueline Garcia's blog posts

posted 09/08/2016
A reporter explores what Obamacare has meant for the health of DACA recipients and their undocumented family members. For many such families, reform has result in a patchwork quilt of eligibility.
posted 03/08/2016

Of the more than 836,000 young immigrants who've applied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a significant number have been able to continue their higher education, apply for college and receive financial aid. But health coverage has been trickier.

Jacqueline Garcia's Blog

A reporter explores what Obamacare has meant for the health of DACA recipients and their... more »
posted 09/08/16
Of the more than 836,000 young immigrants who've applied for the Deferred Action for Childhood... more »
posted 03/08/16

Jacqueline Garcia's Work

Senate Bill 10, recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, could open the door to coverage for DACA recipients and undocumented residents currently excluded from ACA exchange coverage.

Stephanie Martinez has health insurance, but like many in her situation, her road to coverage was complicated by her family’s mixed-immigration status and household income.

For many of the young immigrants who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, getting health insurance has not been easy. For others, it hasn’t been a priority.

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Español
Sin cobertura: la salud de millones de californianos sin aceso médico: La nueva regla de ‘carga pública’ intimida y preocupa a los inmigrantes
La nueva regla de inadmisibilidad impactará directamente a los inmigrantes que reciban uno o más... more »
English
Uncovered California: What's Next for Millions of Uninsured?: New ‘public charge’ rule targets immigrant use of health and nutrition services
The Trump administration’s final “public charge” rule has sown confusion among immigration... more »