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Fewer health care options for illegal immigrants

After health care reform is complete, states that have the most illegal immigrants could be left with a disproportionate number of uninsured people – and a financial burden.

Two-thirds of the nation’s estimated 11 million illegal immigrants live in eight states. None of them are covered by President Barack Obama’s reform law.

So when the plan is fully implemented, illegal immigrants could make up a quarter of the uninsured.