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White Plains Social Security Disability AttorneylHealth Care Debate Focuses on Legal Immigrants

An article in today's New York Times addresses the debate over health care for illegal immigrants which continues to percolate in Congress despite the Obama administration’s efforts to put it to rest.  Lawmakers in both houses are struggling over how much coverage to provide for immigrants who have settled in the country legally. Under some plans being considered by Congress, more than one million legal permanent residents and about seven million illegal immigrants who currently have no health insurance would be excluded from coverage, according to a study conducted by a nonpartisan research group in Washington. Large numbers of immigrants in Florida, New York and Texas would also remain without coverage under the proposals. Click here to read complete article.