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President-elect Biden will likely move quickly to undo a slew of Trump-era health care policies.
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This story was produced as a larger project by Valeria Fernandez for the 2020 National Fellowship, focusing on how indigenous, immigrant communities and people of color have been organizing before and during the pandemic in communities of care to find support and healing.
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A young man had been assaulted the night before while riding his bike in LA. He had no medical insurance and declined care at the scene, fearing deportation more than his pain.
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The Trump administration’s new public charge rule could discourage immigrants from accessing everything from emergency services to free flu shots, health experts warn.
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In LA's Boyle Heights neighborhood, a safety net clinic says patients have come to distrust health care in the wake of President Trump's aggressive moves on illegal immigration.

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