Providing accurate information to immigrants regarding the Affordable Care Act could prove challenging. It appears that rules for immigrants will vary significantly depending upon the immigrant's status.
Following up on the efforts of an undocumented immigrant in California to obtain a law degree, Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill that would allow this individual the right to become an attorney. AB 1024 was signed into law earlier this month.
For the last several months, U.S. Congress has stalled on passing immigration reforms. Thousands of families throughout the country hoped that changes in federal law would open the door to more secure immigration statuses, but the immigration bill stalled. In California, however, progress is being made.
A shortage of labor in California may affect the profitability of certain farms. One California farmer pointed out rows of berries on his 150 acre farm that will remain unpicked because he does not have enough workers.