Obamacare Pledge: Info on Applications 'Won’t Be Used For Immigration Enforcement Purposes'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 28, 2013 9:35 AM
Beginning with a speech last Thursday, President Obama is seeking to rejuvenate his administration's push to alter immigration laws and perhaps draw some attention away from the Obamacare launch debacle that has been dominating the headlines for much of October. The day following that speech, a new topic appeared on the Healthcare.gov website entitled, "What do immigrant families need to know about the Marketplace?" While a previous entry listed the various immigration statuses that qualified for Marketplace coverage, the new entry is an extended discussion of the questions immigrants, regardless of status, might have about the insurance exchanges. Among the subtopics discussed are: "Lawfully present immigrants and private insurance," "Immigrant access to Medicaid and CHIP," and "Disclosure of immigration status."