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ICE Will Not Use Health Care Application Information for Immigration Enforcement Purposes

ICE Will Not Use Health Care Application Information for Immigration Enforcement Purposes

Last Friday U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a clarification stressing that information provided by those applying for insurance under the Affordable Care Act will not trigger immigration enforcement. Undocumented immigrants are not eligible for health care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA); however, this clarification should bring peace of mind to mixed-status families. […]

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Including DACA Recipients in Health Care Reform

Including DACA Recipients in Health Care Reform

By Jenny Rejeske, Health Policy Analyst National Immigration Law Center The Obama administration’s decision to cut access to affordable health care for young people granted relief from deportation hurts everyone. This decision came weeks after the administration initiated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which lifts the cloud of deportation for immigrant youth […]

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