Move To End DACA Leaves Some Young Immigrants Fearing For Their Health

The Trump administration’s controversial decision on Tuesday to scrap the DACA program does more than put nearly 800,000 “Dreamers” in fear of deportation and losing their jobs. It threatens the health care of thousands of young adults like Ruiz, who either have job-based insurance or whose incomes qualify them for Medicaid in California and several other states.

For more information on the issue, read the California Healthline article here. The Department of Health Care Services recently issued a statement on DACA.

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