California OKs benefits to immigrants in country illegally

California OKs benefits to immigrants in country illegallyCalifornia has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes low-income adults age 25 and younger eligible for the state's Medicaid program regardless of their immigration status. California already covers children ages 18 and younger regardless of immigration status.



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