Georgia

Health Care for Immigrants

Know Your Rights

  • Learn about Medicaid Programs that Can Help You Pay for Medicare Premiums

    There are several kinds of Medicaid available that help people get health care. This video explains how Medicaid can help people pay for Medicare premiums. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Learn about the Rights of Undocumented Immigrants

    This presentation was developed as part of the Law and Government Education Project in the Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. In partnership with the Law School and the Center for Teaching and Learning at UGA and the Law School at Mercer University, the Institute develops resources on basic areas of Georgia and federal law. These resources are then distributed across the state in a variety of ways including the State Bar of Georgia?s Pro Bono Project website. We hope you will find this presentation to be useful and informative. Please be advised, however, that this presentation is designed to provide general information only and does not substitute for legal advice. At the conclusion of the presentation you will find a list of organizations which may be able to provide assistance to those who have legal issues relevant to the topic of this presentation. We encourage viewers to contact these organizations for help. Also, please consult the Pro Bono Project website for a list of other presentations available for viewing. Content Detail

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Use medical bills you already owe to get "Spend Down" Medicaid

    There are several kinds of Medicaid. Medically Needy Spend-down Medicaid lets you use medical bills you owe to meet income requirements for Medicaid eligibility. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Can I Get Social Security Benefits If I Am Not a Citizen of the United States? PDF

    Social Security is a monthly payment from the federal government to blind, disabled or older people who have paid into the social security system. (Social security payments are usually taken out of your paycheck.) Even if your employer did not report your wages to the government, you might still be able to get benefits. Spouses and children of persons who have paid into the Social Security system may also be able to get benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs

    This table indicates what kinds of federal benefits (food stamps, medicaid, medicare, etc.) are available to immigrants based on their immigration status. Content Detail

    By:
    National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Can I Get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits If I Am Not a Citizen of the United States? PDF

    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a monthly payment from the federal government to persons who are blind, disabled or at least sixty-five years old. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Farmworker Occupational Health Fact Sheet

    The agriculture industry is consistently one of the most dangerous industries in which to work in the United States. The occupational safety risks involved in farm labor are numerous and can include exposure to pesticides, skin disorders, infectious diseases, lung problems, hearing and vision disorders, and strained muscles and bones Because of their general lack of access to quality medical care, these risks are even greater for the 2.5 million migrant and seasonal farm workers who work in the fields every year. Content Detail

    By:
    National Center for Farmworker Health
  • PeachCare for Kids

    PeachCare for Kids® is a comprehensive health care program for uninsured children living in Georgia. This site contains eligibility information and instructions for how to apply. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Community Health
  • Georgia HB87 Enforcement Dates PDF

    Partes de la ley HB87 entraron en efecto el 1° de Julio, 2011, y otras partes tomarán efecto posteriormente. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español