CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented
 

CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 22, 2015

A State Senate committee requested $40 million more in Medi-Cal funds for Californians, including undocumented residents as the bill moves ahead.

 

Calming Dementia Patients — Without Powerful Drugs

 

KQED Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Rachel Dornhelm , Posted: May 21, 2015

Nursing homes often drug dementia patients to manage their behavior, but some facilities are successfully using “person-centered care” without antipsychotics.

 

Getting California Parents Ready for DAPA

 

New America Media, Video, Text by George White, Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: May 20, 2015

A new campaign in California aims to help immigrants take full advantage of President Obama's executive actions.

 

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 15, 2015

Rigid welfare and citizenship requirements for elderly, sick refugees ultimately puts U.S. humanitarian aims to the test.

 

Calif. Legislator Chastises Colleagues on Cuts to State’s Most Vulnerable

 

New America Media, Commentary, Cheryl R. Brown, Posted: May 15, 2015

California’s Legislature has shelved a bill to restore income-aid cuts to the states impoverished senior and disabled citizens--despite today’s budget surplus.

 

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.

 

Banh Mi Sandwich: The Perfect Marriage Between East And West

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 14, 2015

Andrea Nguyen is an author, cooking teacher, and consultant. Her blog - Viet World Kitchen - explores culinary traditions of Asia and has been a major contribution to the American food scene.

 

Refugee Elders Escape Somali Strife--Now Struggle to Survive U.S. Bureaucracy

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 14, 2015

In his 60s and on dialysis, refugee Sugow Said escaped Somali strife and resettled in Indiana. But his SSI has been cut--and he’s fighting to survive bureaucracy.

 

It Takes a Village to Gain Citizenship

 

New America Media, Op-ed, Carlos Amador, Posted: May 13, 2015

A California proposal would invest $20 million in education, outreach, and application assistance for both citizenship and deportation relief.

 

Prop. 47's Second Battle -- Getting the Word Out

 

We'Ced, News Report, Claudia J. Gonzalez, Posted: May 13, 2015

The law that reclassifies some nonviolent felonies as misdemeanors has gone into effect, but many don't know it exists.

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