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Celebrating Historic Investments Towards Immigrant Equity: The 2022-2023 State Budget and Implications for Immigrant Communities

On Sunday, the Governor and state legislature released their 2022-2023 budget agreement, which sets out how the state will spend over $300 billion. The centerpiece of the agreement includes a […]

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California Makes History By Becoming the First State to Provide Access to Health Care for All Income-Eligible Residents, Regardless of Immigration Status

Los Angeles – With last night’s announcement of the state budget agreement, California makes history as the first state to agree to fully remove exclusions for Medi-Cal (California’s version of […]

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May Revision Proposes Historic investments for Immigrants but Doesn’t Go Far Enough to Address Disparities

Last Friday, Governor Newsom released the revision of his proposed 2022-2023 budget. The state is now projected to have a surplus bigger than California—or any state—has ever had:  $97.5 billion. […]


Building a California for All: Introducing CIPC’s 2022 Priorities

As we reflect on 2022 thus far, the need to address and combat California’s ever-widening racial and economic inequalities become even more salient. We are entering the third year of […]

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New Report Underscores Urgency for #Health4All

Sacramento, CA — Today, researchers at the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education unveiled a new report: “Towards Universal Health Coverage: Expanding Medi-Cal to Low-Income Undocumented Adults.” The […]

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Governor’s Budget Proposal May Mitigate Growing Health Crisis through Key Investments For #Health4All Young Adults

Today, California’s Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2019-2020 proposed budget. The proposal seeks to improve California’s health care system and includes a historic investment of $260 million towards comprehensive Medi-Cal […]

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CIPC applauds Gov. Newsom’s commitment to #Health4allYoungAdults

Sacramento, CA — The Executive Director of the California Immigrant Policy Center, Cynthia Buiza, released the following statement today in response to comments from Gov. Gavin Newsom. Today, Governor Newsom […]

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Trump administration seeks to punish immigrants for feeding their children, going to the doctor

CIPC denounces vindictive federal proposal that takes takes aim at food, health programs Today the Trump administration announced a proposal that, if implemented, would punish immigrant families for accessing nutrition, […]

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Immigrant Families Will Continue To Suffer Due To CA Budget Deal That Undercuts Core Values

Budget deal fails to include life-saving investments on #Health4All Elders & Young Adults; Anti-poverty investments leave behind many Californians excluded due to immigration status Today, the California legislature and Governor […]

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California Advances #Health4All Bills To Remove Exclusion Of Some Undocumented Immigrants In Medi-Cal

After success of recent Medi-Cal expansion of coverage to all children, SB 974 (Lara) and AB 2965 (Arambula) would further expand Medi-Cal to income-eligible young adult and senior populations, regardless […]

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Immigrant Health Advocates Applaud Efforts to Expand Healthcare for Undocumented and Uninsured Californians

Coalition of advocates support launch of Health4All Adults Campaign/h2> Today, members of the Health4All Coalition announced their support for “Health4All Adults”, a proposal to expand healthcare for low-income undocumented immigrants […]