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La nueva regla de inadmisibilidad impactará directamente a los inmigrantes que reciban uno o más beneficios públicos-como Medi-Cal o estampillas de comida- designados durante más de 12 meses en un período de 36 meses. 
The Trump administration’s final “public charge” rule has sown confusion among immigration communities who wonder if using public benefits will hurt their chances of becoming legal residents.
For the uninsured in Los Angeles, buying needed medication often means visiting informal street medicine markets like the one in the MacArthur Park area and taking a chance on their health.
With health care leading much of California’s legislative agenda, a state program that connects people to health services has become a vital gateway for millions of uninsured residents.

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.

Collaborative Reporting

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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 »