For decades, the Latino community in the United States has struggled to find its place in a society that, although diverse, has presented many barriers to the integration of immigrant communities. Latinos have had to face racism, discrimination, poverty, and lack of access to resources and opportunities. But despite these obstacles, the Latino community has persevered and found ways to integrate into American society while preserving its culture and identity.
The state of emergency declared nation-wide due to COVID-19 led to the creation of public health policies that aimed to protect citizens from the health contingency. The laws included continuous Medicaid coverage under which beneficiaries were guaranteed uninterrupted coverage, with no need for an annual redetermination on the basis of changes in their household or their income.