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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

Uncovered California: What's Next for Millions of Uninsured?: Black market drugs offer risky relief for uninsured, low-income Californians
For the uninsured in Los Angeles, buying needed medication often means visiting informal street... more »
Uncovered California: What's Next for Millions of Uninsured?: ‘Health navigators’ connect undocumented to Calif.’s expanding health network
With health care leading much of California’s legislative agenda, a state program that connects... more »