Posts Tagged as "undocumented"

#WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’

October 5, 2015 / By
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Then I started to see terms like “illegal alien” and “illegal immigrant” in the news. It seemed like everyone was reporting on what these “illegals” were doing. But I still didn’t understand why these people, who looked like me, were being branded “illegal” when really, they are just undocumented.

‘My Health Shouldn’t Have a Price Tag’ — DACA Youth Turned Away From Medi-Cal

September 28, 2015 / By
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Photo courtesy of the Fernandez family.  Story by Miguel Bibanco for The kNOw Youth Media. FRESNO, Calif.

Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

June 17, 2015 / By
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Calling it one of the “best” budgets the state has ever had, California Gov. Jerry Brown said the $167.6 billion dollar budget the legislature passed Tuesday would pump more money into child care and education, pay down the state’s debt by $1.9 billion and provide health care for its undocumented children.

Health Care For All: Undocumented Lives Matter

May 28, 2015 / By
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Our community is not going to stop pushing for health coverage for all the tax paying and hardworking citizens of Merced County and our surrounding areas. The lives of our undocumented families, friends, and neighbors matter just as much as those lives of documented people.

Merced #Health4All Dialogue Draws Hundreds, But No State Officials

May 16, 2015 / By
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Over 270 people packed into the May 8 event, representing a diverse array of ethnic communities in the area. Many offered personal testimony about how they had been affected by the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the Affordable Care Act (ACA).