COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Individuals

For a full list of resources click here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18p9OSlLpSYanIoUC-gEbhVbRMYVUfw4wyrixa9ekGdc/htmlview#gid=0

USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services encourages undocumented individuals with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) {Fever, cough, shortness of breath} to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services. Treatment or prevention services will not negatively affect undocumented individuals as part of a Public Charge analysis. For more information please visit the USCIS website: https://www.uscis.gov/greencard/public-charge

Medicare

  • In you feel sick, with symptoms of fever and dry cough, do not be afraid to seek medical assistance and call a doctor first.

  • If you are pregnant, you can get care in California regardless of immigration status.

  • Children under 18 can get care in California regardless of immigration status.

  • California is the only state to extend coverage to low-income, undocumented adults ages 25 and younger for the state’s Medical program (Medi-Cal) covering roughly 90,000 people.

Unemployment and Worker Rights

  • The California Employment Development Department (EDD) is encouraging individuals with DACA and other employment authorizations who are affected by coronavirus layoffs to apply.

Financial Resources

Other Resources