Thursday, October 03, 2013

Affordable Care Act: How immigrants are affected

This report gives a summary of which immigrants can apply for the new insurance.   - - Donna Poisl

by Jessica Peres

TULARE COUNTY (KFSN) -- Enrollment is now open for medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Central California is home to tens of thousands of immigrants, but whether you're documented or undocumented is a huge factor in whether you're eligible for the Affordable Care Act. ABC30 talked to both about what this new law means to them and whether it will help them.

Cristina Zamorano is an immigrant living in Tulare County. She says many who like her are living in the country illegally and are scared to speak up when it comes to learning about the Affordable Care Act -- the new federal law requiring every person who's in the U.S. legally to sign up for health insurance. 
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