Fighting for #Health4All

Immigration status should not be a barrier for individuals seeking life-saving medical care which is why #Health4All has long been a priority for SIREN. In May, as part of the statewide Immigrant Day of Action, SIREN grassroots leaders, like Karina Guzman, advocated with policymakers to provide full-scope Medi-Cal to individuals regardless of immigration status. Karina shared her struggle, as she told The Wall Street Journal [LINK TO WSJ ARTICLE], to obtain medical care. In the past week, the Governor and the state legislature have reached a budget deal to provide health care for young adults up to age 25 regardless of immigration status. While this is a significant step forward, SIREN and the community will continue to fight for legislation that covers ALL immigrants, regardless of age and status.

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