Gallegos, who was born in the U.S. to farmworker immigrant parents, said this likely win is personal for her. In recent years, her undocumented uncle died from cancer, she said, after he delayed seeking medical care because he was uninsured. During the pandemic, farmworkers she knows died from COVID-19 while
When Maricela became pregnant with her fourth child in late 2019, she dreaded going to the doctor.
The bills, she knew, would follow. The 28-year-old farm worker is undocumented, and though she and her husband
Estefania Mondragon is one of the young Idaho activists organizing a campaign that would allow undocumented Idahoans the ability to get a driver’s license. Mondragon is executive director of PODER of Idaho. | Katherine Jones, Idaho Statesman
BOISE (Idaho Statesman) — An Idaho Republican’s bill that would issue
As a nurse manager for one of Chicago’s busiest safety-net hospitals, Raquel Prendkowski has witnessed covid-19’s devastating toll on many of the city’s most vulnerable residents — including people who lack health insurance because of their immigration status. Some come in so sick they go right to intensive care. Some