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Health-care maze remains for undocumented immigrants

President Obama’s executive order preventing the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants won’t preclude all of them from getting affordable health coverage. But it remains to be seen just how many will be presented with that option.

Even if a good amount do get insurance, the health, social and economic costs from having the remaining immigrants effectively locked out of health coverage will remain a problem, say advocates and analysts.