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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.


Get Coverage and Avoid Penalties


Latino Times, Op-ed, Marco Rodriguez, Posted: Mar 11, 2015

There's a special opportunity to enroll in health insurance this year and avoid paying a penalty to Uncle Sam.


California “Ambassadors” Help Other Immigrant Elders Get Needed Help


KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Ethnic elders in Fremont, Calif., become “Ambassadors” to help other seniors, many recent immigrants, obtain needed community services.


Many Florida Parents Unaware of Free Health Coverage for Kids


New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Feb 09, 2015

Advocates say many children in Jacksonville aren't signed up for the KidCare program because parents don’t know it exists.

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