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Immigrants and Healthcare Coverage

In the United States, legal immigrants are able to access healthcare coverage and insurance from the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplace. "Most people in the following groups are eligible for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace: U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, lawful present migrants" (HealthCare, 2019). 
One of the biggest talked about issues is undocumented immigrants and their access to healthcare. It is a thorny and hotly contested debate in modern politics here in the United States. "Undocumented immigrants aren't eligible to buy Marketplace health coverage, or for premium tax credits and other savings on Marketplace plans. But they apply for coverage on behalf of dominated individuals" (HealthCare, 2019). 
However, more progressive states such as California have proposed legislation to give undocumented immigrants government paid healthcare and access. "Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend about $98 million a year…

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