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It was a story waiting to be told. In May 2016, full-scope Medi-Cal coverage was granted by the... more »
posted 11/01/17
Cristina Sprague, a nurse practitioner in San Francisco, says the irony for many Filipino... more »
posted 03/03/17

Harvey Barkin's Work

Harvey Barkin wrote this story while participating in the USC Center for Health Journalism‘s California Fellowship.  Other stories in the series include: Full-scope Medi-Cal granted to undocumented children below 19 years old but for how long? Isabella's story
Many Filipino undocumented immigrants remain fearful of seeking out helath care, even with the heightened outreach campaign for health care for undocumented children that began in May 2016.
Isabella was 8 years old when she came to the U.S. with her mom Daissy and her sister from Colombia.