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Eligible California immigrants not receiving healthcare, Pan says
Sacramento Bee

California immigrants who are newly eligible for government health care are being rebuffed because of inadequate communication between public agencies, Assemblyman Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, and advocates warned on Wednesday.

Enacted by President Obama amid a record number of deportations and pleas from advocates to help young immigrants, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program extends temporary deportation immunity to immigrants who are in the country illegally but have established roots. Many of them arrived in the United States as young children.