• Healthcare & Immigration Reform

    What’s going on with Immigration Reform and Healthcare? Stay tuned to this page for updates on news articles and posts to stay informed! 


    What You Need To Know

    Voices in the Media 


     

    • Hatch-Rubio Amednment Would Deny Health Coverage to Many Immigrant Workers Gaining Legal status for 15 years or more“, by Edwin Park at Off The Charts (CBPP). 06/21/2013

    [http://www.offthechartsblog.org/hatch-rubio-amendment-would-deny-health-coverage-to-many-immigrant-workers-gaining-legal-status-for-15-years-or-more/]

    • Health Care and Immigration: Uncomfortable Bedfellows“, by Dena Bunis, CQ HealthBeat. 06/17/2013

    [http://www.rollcall.com/news/health_care_and_immigration_uncomfortable_bedfellows-225682-1.html]

    • “Republicans trying to use health-care law to derail Obama’s immigration reform efforts“, by David Nakamura and Sandhya Somashekhar. 06/16/2013

    [http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/republicans-trying-to-use-health-care-law-to-derail-obamas-immigration-reform-efforts/2013/06/16/60e21138-d442-11e2-a73e-826d299ff459_story.html]

    • “Many children of undocumented immigrants live with the constant fear that they could be separated from their parents”, in Living in Fear – Children of Undocumented Suffer Health Problems, by New American Media, speaks about the health consequences of the deportation of parents on citizen children. 06/14/2013

    [http://newamericamedia.org/2013/06/living-in-fear----children-of-undocumented-suffer-health-problems.php]

    • Mexican American mothers’ immigration status affects children, grandchildren” –A new study on benefit of legalization of parents on children. 05/29/2013

    [http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/mexican-american-mothers-immigration-status-affects-children-grandchildren/]

    • Denying Immigrants Health Care is Cruel Politics” –Editors of Bloomberg. 06/02/2013

    [http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-06-02/denying-immigrants-health-care-is-cruel-politics.html]

    • We can pay a little now or pay a whole lot more later.” –Ethan Rome, Executive Director of Health Care for America Now speaking on why it makes moral and logical sense to allow immigrants under the immigration reform bill access to health care. 05/29/2013

    [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ethan-rome/health-care-for-all-immig_b_3353385.html]

    • “GOP learns to love individual mandate — for immigrants” by David Nather, POLITICO. 05/28/2013

    [http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/republicans-individual-mandate-immigrants-91956.html]

    • Kathy Ko Chin, President and CEO of APIAHF addresses counterarguments to the Heritage Foundation study and Senator Session’s claims about immigrants and public benefits. 05/14/2013

    [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-ko-chin/immigration-economic-impact_b_3269424.html]

    • “Can We Afford Not to Include 11 Million People in Health Care Reform?” by Sonal Ambegaokar, Health Policy Attorney at NILC. 04/26/2013

    [http://immigrationimpact.com/2013/04/26/can-we-afford-to-not-include-11-million-people-in-health-care-reform/]

    • “A Healthy Future for Immigrant Children Is a Healthy Future for the Nation” by Irwin Redlener, MD, Professor at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. 04/30/2013

    [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/irwin-redlener-md/immigration-reform-health-care_b_3180818.html]

    • National Physicians Alliance Raises Concerns over Health Impacts of Current Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” by National Physicians Allicance. 04/22/2013

    [http://npalliance.org/press/press-releases/health-impacts-border-security-economic-opportunity-and-immigration-modernization-act/]

    • “Speak Out: Will We Finish Health Reform?” by Kathy Ko Chin, Asian Fortune News. 04/06/2013

    [http://www.asianfortunenews.com/2013/04/speak-out/]

    • “Will Unauthorized Immigrants Get Federal health Benefits After Reform?” by Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras NPR story. 04/06/2013

    [http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2013/apr/06/will-unauthorized-immigrants-get-federal-health-be/]

    • “Does Immigration Reform Mean Health Reform Benefits for Immigrants?” by John Gonzales, CHCF Center for Health Reporting. 03/25/2013

    [http://centerforhealthreporting.org/article/does-immigration-reform-mean-health-reform-benefits-immigrants1087]

    • “Poor Immigrants Use Public Benefits at a Lower Rate than Poor Native-Born Citizens” by CATO Institute. 03/04/2013

    [http://www.cato.org/publications/economic-development-bulletin/poor-immigrants-use-public-benefits-lower-rate-poor]

    • The California Endowment Launches #Health4All Campaign with 60-second Undocumented Youth spot. 03/12/2013

    [http://tcenews.calendow.org/releases/the-california-endowment-releases-undocumented-california-youth-video-launches-health4all-campaign]

    • “DACA DREAMers Ineligible for Affordable Health Care” by Bill Ong Hing, Professor of Law at University of San Francisco. 08/31/2012

    [http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2012/08/daca-dreamers-ineligible-for-affordable-health-care-1.html]