Did you know…
|July 6, 2010||Posted by ITUP under Blog||
… that approximately
… that farm workers in California consist mostly of young Latino males, with little education and low incomes?
… that most California farm workers are poor and have limited access to medical care ?
… that migrant workers face huge accessibility challenges due to geographic isolation and distance to health care providers?
… that since 1996, legal immigrants have been excluded from full scope Medicaid for the first five years of living in the U.S.?
… and that health reform provides both opportunities and additional challenges for the migrant farm worker population?
Interested in learning more about the intersection between health care and California’s agricultural workforce?
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