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How Obama Immigration Order Might Affect Medi-Cal Enrollment
California Healthline

Families of mixed immigration status with members who are eligible for Medi-Cal now could be more likely to explore coverage possibilities after the executive-action decision last week to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation.

President Obama’s executive order on Thursday allowed five million undocumented immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for at least five years and who have no record of felony offenses or serious misdemeanors to apply for a program to avoid deportation. Advocates last week raised the possibility that some undocumented immigrants might be eligible for Medi-Cal.