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Members of Local Immigrant Community Demand Better Access to Health Care for the Undocumented, Interpretation Services – NBC Connecticut
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Members of Local Immigrant Community Demand Better Access to Health Care for the Undocumented, Interpretation Services – NBC Connecticut

Members of the local immigrant community are raising their voices, demanding better access to health care. About 20 people marched in a rally in downtown Hartford Wednesday morning, demanding changes from Connecticut health care systems. The movement is called “Make the Road Connecticut,” and the demonstrators are taking steps to demand better access to health care for undocumented immigrants and Spanish-speakers. “I do have uncles and family members that are undocumented, and they’re not able to go to the hospital,” Sheyla Rivera, of Hartford, said. They are concerned that health care barriers could lead to risks for Connecticut Latinos. “Some members of my family when they go to the to the to their appointment, they don't have the special person to translate, an...