45% of undocumented Californians are going hungry, analysis finds
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nearly half of all undocumented immigrants in California don’t have access to healthy foods or struggle to buy meals, according to a staggering new statewide analysis. The report, published by Nourish California and the California Immigrant Policy Center on Friday, reveals that 45% of non-citizen residents have limited, uncertain or inconsistent access to food necessary for a healthy life. Food insecurity is particularly dire among children — about 2 in 3 undocumented children go hungry. And nearly 500,000 undocumented adults live in a household struggling with food insecu...