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For more information, contact:

Ronald Coleman
Government Affairs Manager
Ph: 916.448.6762

For advocacy and mobilization, contact:

Kristine Chong
Lead Organizer
Ph: 213.250.0880 ext. 111



Public Benefits:

California Health and Human Services Agency

Immigrant Eligibility for Public Benefits in CA (NILC Spreadsheet 10/11)

More Public Benefits (National Immigration Law Center)


California Department of Finance

The California Budget Project

Governor's Proposed & Revised Budget 2011-2012 

Enacted Budget 2011-2012


After facing years of brutal cuts where California’s working and immigrant families have been adversely impacted, it seems the tide is changing. We are committed to seeing to it that our Governor and elected officials continue turning the corner and champion an inclusive budget which provides tools for all families to succeed. 

PuBLIc benefits and immigrants

Programs critical to maintaining a safety net for immigrant workers and their families include the Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI), the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP), Medi-Cal and CalWORKs.


Governor Brown Signs 2013-2014 Budget 

Governor Brown Signs 2012-2013 Budget

May 2012: May Revise Update


CIPC participates in several statewide efforts to protect state-funded programs and services available to immigrants and their families, including:

For information and to take action in our advocacy to protect public benefits for lawful immigrants in California, please see our Budget Action page.

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