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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jennifer Ng'Andu
Getting healthy young people to buy health insurance is key to making President Obama's health care overhaul work, but his administration is excluding roughly one million illegal immigrant youth allowed to remain in the country from the law's mandates and benefits.
"It's a sad and misleading attempt to generate opposition to the law," she said. "Undocumented immigrants have access to no more than they were before the Affordable Care Act passed, and some would say that will actually have less access in 2014 than they do today."
While she applauds the health care law for proving legal immigrants with more access to coverage, she said the law lays out plenty of benchmarks to block those illegally here from signing up for any new benefits.