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    After Parents' Deportation, U.S. Children Face Mental Struggles

    Feb 18, 2014

    Anthony Advincula

    Myrna Orozco will never forget the phone call she got from her cousin in October 2011. Immigration officials had arrested her father and taken him to a detention center in Kansas City, where the family was living at the time.
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    After Parents' Deportation, U.S. Children Face Mental Struggles

    Feb 18, 2014

    Anthony Advincula

    Myrna Orozco will never forget the phone call she got from her cousin in October 2011. Immigration officials had arrested her father and taken him to a detention center in Kansas City, where the family was living at the time.
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    Teens Share Personal Experiences, Consequences of Marijuana Use

    Feb 10, 2014

    Maria Garcia and Karla Martinez

    Alicia Sanchez* lived in fear that her mother would discover her problems with marijuana. “If I (were) to tell her the truth,” explains the 15-year-old, “we would have had a huge fight.” There was enough tension in the Sanchez household without adding a teen drug problem to the mix. The last thing Sanchez wanted to do was hurt her family.
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    Teens Share Personal Experiences, Consequences of Marijuana Use

    Feb 10, 2014

    Maria Garcia and Karla Martinez

    Alicia Sanchez* lived in fear that her mother would discover her problems with marijuana. “If I (were) to tell her the truth,” explains the 15-year-old, “we would have had a huge fight.” There was enough tension in the Sanchez household without adding a teen drug problem to the mix. The last thing Sanchez wanted to do was hurt her family.
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    State-Funded Medi-Cal: “A Godsend” for Eligible DACA Recipients

    Feb 04, 2014

    Nancy Lopez

    Daniel Jimenez, a 22-year-old Cal State Bakersfield student, has been depending on medicine that his aunt brings from Mexico. But he no longer needs to because he’s now a DACA recipient, and meets all the guidelines for the expanded, state-funded low-income health insurance program, which launched on January 1.
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    State-Funded Medi-Cal: “A Godsend” for Eligible DACA Recipients

    Feb 04, 2014

    Nancy Lopez

    Daniel Jimenez, a 22-year-old Cal State Bakersfield student, has been depending on medicine that his aunt brings from Mexico. But he no longer needs to because he’s now a DACA recipient, and meets all the guidelines for the expanded, state-funded low-income health insurance program, which launched on January 1.
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