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Half of Undocumented In Calif. Would Qualify For Medi-Cal
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A new report estimates about half of immigrants living without legal documentation in California, 1.4 million, would qualify for Medi-Cal, if the program were open to them. It also provides rare data about where they live.

The Public Policy Institute of California’s report divides immigrants without legal documentation by region. As lawmakers consider opening Medi-Cal to those immigrants, researcher Shannon McConville says the data could help local planning.