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California’s Health for All Bill Heads to Senate Floor
 

California’s Health for All Bill Heads to Senate Floor

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 29, 2015

This year’s bill comes with a lower price tag than a similar bill that stalled last year over budgetary concerns.

 

Health For All Bill Addresses Uncle Sam’s ‘Failure,’ Says Senator

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 14, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, says SB 4, his Health for All bill that's now in the Senate Appropriations Committee, will address Uncle Sam's failure to provide health care for undocumented immigrants.

 

Older Refugees Face Challenges Trying to Maintain SSI Aid

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 12, 2015

Somali refugee Sugow Said was stunned when Social Security cut off his income. Many more face the same dilemma.

 

Undocumented Immigrant Youth on Constant “High Alert” -- Study

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 23, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of deportations in recent years and excessive surveillance by law enforcement are keeping undocumented immigrant youth in California in a constant high alert mode that is leading to mental health disorders, says a new study.

 

Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

The Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

 

America's Family Caregivers Need Assistance

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Analysis, Chris Farrell , Posted: Apr 11, 2015

Family caregivers in the U.S. contribute $522 BILLION in unpaid eldercare that is growing and ignored in our broken long-term care system. That’s got to change.

 

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.

 

Study: Undocumented Immigrants Relying on ‘Luck’ to Stay Healthy

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 21, 2015

A study released this week by The Greenlining Institute looks at those left out of health care reform.

 

Study Shows Gaping Holes in Safety Net for California’s Uninsured

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 18, 2015

Only 10 counties in California explicitly serve undocumented immigrants outside of emergency care.

 

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015

The IRS said Wednesday that DACA recipients are not required to have health insurance -- and won't face related tax penalties.

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