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You’re already paying for some undocumented immigrants’ health care
Washington Post

Over on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are struggling to come to some sort of consensus on immigration reform, and it appears that health care is a big sticking point. Republicans especially are firm about one thing: no taxpayer funding for the newly legalized to get health insurance. It isn’t widely known, but taxpayers already do subsidize health care for illegal immigrants. That’s been true for years and is likely to expand under Obamacare.