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A Young Latina In Baltimore Struggles To Keep Her Family Healthy

Nathaly Uribe works in a busy insurance office in East Baltimore. But while she sells car and home insurance all day, she can’t afford health coverage for herself.

Uribe is a DREAMer, meaning she qualifies for the Obama administration’s “deferred action” program for people who came to this country as small children. Her mother is undocumented and her sister is a citizen.

Reporting for WYPR and Kaiser Health News, Mary Wiltenburg explores how this mix of immigration status and low income have been barriers to health care for the family.

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