122015Oct

Merced families express relief, Undocumented children now eligible for health coverage

Highlights 

Brown approved Senate Bill 4 on Friday
Bill makes undocumented children eligible for coverage
Law estimated to benefit 170,000 children in the state
Merced resident Ivonne Flores felt a big weight was lifted off her shoulders Friday after learning Gov. Jerry Brown had signed a law that allows undocumented immigrant children to be eligible for full-scope health care coverage.