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To take action, contact:

Carlos Amador
Lead Organizer
Ph: 213.250.0880 ext. 111
camador@caimmigrant.org

AB 1876 (QUIRK) - PHONE JUSTICE BILL

This bill will ensure that all people in detention have an affordable means to communicate with their loved ones and lawyers. It would prohibit a county jail from accepting a commission or other payment from a telephone company as an incentive to adopt a contract for providing telephone service to inmates of the jail.

Co-sponsors: CIPC, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC),  Friends Committee on Legislation of California, & Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.

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Next Hearing: April 23rd, 1:30pm in Assembly Local Government Committee, State Capitol, Rm 127 

AB 2345 (GONZALEZ) - NUTRITION AND CRITICAL ASSISTANCE FOR LAWFULLY PRESENT CALIFORNIANS

This bill would expand access to the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) and California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) to all otherwise eligible, lawfully present immigrants.

Co-sponsors: CIPC, California Partnership and Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

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Status: 4/8/2014-In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
Next Hearing: April 29th, 1:30pm in Assembly Human Services Committee, State Capitol, Rm 437  

SB 1005 (LARA) - HEALTH FOR ALL

This bill will expand access to health care coverage for all Californians, regardless of immigration status. This bill will authorize enrollment in the Medi-Cal program, or in insurance offered through a separate new health benefit exchange, to individuals who would otherwise qualify for enrollment in those programs but are denied based on their immigration status.

*Author sponsored bill.CIPC is not sponsoring this bill, but considers it a priority bill for this year.

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Status: 3/28/14 Set for hearing April 30.
Next Hearing: April 30th, 1:30pm in Senate Health Committee, State Capitol, Rm 4203

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