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Taxpayers won’t pay healthcare costs for undocumented immigrants: Pelosi
Modern Healthcare

Two days after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) promised that U.S. taxpayers would not bear the cost of healthcare coverage for undocumented immigrants who are on the path to citizenship. Earlier reports had hinted that the coverage provisions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act might be a sticking point as House members draft their own immigration-reform legislation.