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The state is on the cusp of becoming the first to offer all residents health care coverage, regardless of their immigration status.
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Over 100,000 undocumented immigrants in Calif.'s San Bernardino County alone are eligible for Medicaid benefits. But does that mean they'll be able to find quality care in the county's safety net?
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April Xu wrote this story while participating in the 2018 National Data Fellowship.
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A reporter recounts his journey to find the stories that shed light on how Trump’s rhetoric and policies are impacting the health and wellness of kids of undocumented immigrants.
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. It's the fourth in a series of stories exploring how the Trump administration's immigration policies are affecting the physical, mental and emotional
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This article was produced as a project for the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. It's the third in a series of stories exploring how the Trump administration's immigration policies are affecting the physical, mental and emotional
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More children of undocumented immigrants now live in fear and survival mode as the Trump administration’s aggressive immigration enforcement policies distress them as never before.
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The court's tie decision last week on Obama's immigration orders will have a profound impact on the Latino community, which has always had the highest numbers of uninsured, writes opinion columnist Henrik Rehbinder.

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Our Remaking Health Care blog talks with Shannon McConville of the Public Policy Institute of California about how the health care safety net has fared under Obamacare, as well as other developments reporters should keep tabs on.

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Do undocumented residents have to pay the Obamacare penalty for not having health insurance? Despite advocates' efforts, you might be surprised at how much confusion there is — even from tax preparers.

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The USC Center for Health Journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking two Engagement Editors to serve as thought leaders in one of the most innovative and rewarding arenas in journalism today – “engaged reporting” that puts the community at the center of the reporting process. Learn more about the positions and apply to join our team.

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