Senate Bill for Immigration Reform, and Health Benefits

Here’s the latest in the news about Immigration Reform and health benefits:

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Senate bill says to undocumented immigrants: pay taxes but claim no public benefits

“Gutierrez gave some examples: Immigrants with provisional legal status would not get help paying their health insurance premiums under Obamacare, and they would get no credit for any Social Security taxes they paid during the time they worked illegally.”

Read more at: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2013/jul/08/luis-gutierrez/senate-bill-says-undocumented-immigr/

Could Employers Use Immigrants to Avoid the Health Mandate?

“In a bid to win conservatives over to the cause of immigration reform, the authors of the Senate bill included a provision that would deny health benefits to illegal immigrants seeking to become legal. Now there is an argument making the rounds that this provision will encourage companies to replace American workers with those newly legalized immigrants.”

Read more at: http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/09/could-employers-use-immigrants-to-avoid-the-health-mandate/

 

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