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U.S. says healthcare info off limits in civil immigration cases
Modern Healthcare

The Obama administration is stressing that information submitted while signing up for coverage under the new healthcare law will not be used to enforce immigration law.

That’s always been the practice, but lingering fear among some immigrants that personal details could be used against them led the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to clarify. In a memo released late Friday, the agency reiterated that it does not use information provided during the enrollment process to pursue civil immigration enforcement.