Something I Bet You Didn’t Know

ObamaCare treats immigrants better than U.S. citizens:

Obamacare-and-immigrantsAt issue is a little-noticed provision of the federal health law that allows some low-income immigrants who are living here legally to qualify for subsidies to help them buy private insurance through online marketplaces.

Poor U.S. citizens aren’t eligible for those subsidies because the law provided for an expansion of Medicaid to help them get coverage. (KHN)

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  1. Jane says:

    Obama really take care of those illegal immigrants, especially in Cal.

  2. Lucas says:

    Technically illegal immigrants still pay taxes

  3. PJ says:

    I am so not surprised.

  4. John R. Graham says:

    I wish I’d known about this before I became a U.S. citizen earlier this year.

  5. Peterson says:

    “To be clear, the health law provision does not apply to immigrants in the country illegally.”
    However, Mr. President gives them 2-year work authority to avoid being deported.