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Jacqueline García's Blog

Latinos make up 39% of the state’s population but 5% of physicians and surgeons. A young doctor... more »
posted 08/18/22
Known as the public charge rule, it allowed the government to deny green cards to people who... more »
posted 06/21/22
"I never talked about this because it is taboo," said a Los Angeles mother of three. more »
posted 05/18/22

Jacqueline García's Work

Senate Bill 10, recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, could open the door to coverage for DACA recipients and undocumented residents currently excluded from ACA exchange coverage.

Stephanie Martinez has health insurance, but like many in her situation, her road to coverage was complicated by her family’s mixed-immigration status and household income.

For many of the young immigrants who applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, getting health insurance has not been easy. For others, it hasn’t been a priority.

Collaborative Reporting

Los trabajadores agrícolas indígenas y sus familias a menudo desconocen los servicios de salud... more »
Language barriers mean indigenous farmworkers and their families often don’t know about available... more »