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Healthcare For Immigrants: Now, Later, or Never?
Neon Tommy

As all the talk about immigration reform brings Washington closer to creating a comprehensive plan, more questions arise about what the future may hold for currently undocumented residents. One such question: should the US provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants? Perhaps a more difficult question is whether advocating for the extension of healthcare benefits will end up hurting immigrants more than helping them by prompting Republicans to recoil from the idea of expanded benefits altogether.