The Trump administration’s final “public charge” rule has sown confusion among immigration communities who wonder if using public benefits will hurt their chances of becoming legal residents.
Latinos make up 39% of the state’s population but 5% of physicians and surgeons. A young doctor hopes to close the gap.
Known as the public charge rule, it allowed the government to deny green cards to people who received Medicaid, food stamps, rental support and other essential forms of non-cash aid.
"I never talked about this because it is taboo," said a Los Angeles mother of three.
Will fears of the Trump-era “public charge” rule keep immigrants from signing up?
Child care workers are not required to get the vaccine — yet.
Dozens of musicians have died. Hundreds have been infected. With no other source of income, many had no choice but to risk viral exposure and perform.
A couple dreamed of having children. But their hopes and plans did not include lockdown, loneliness, and a chaotic, overwhelmed health care system.
Four siblings living in a converted garage struggle to learn — with spotty WiFi and no headphones.
Can a new strategy targeting the hardest-hit communities help bring the surging epidemic under control?