People With Disabilities, Serious Illnesses Possible Targets In Immigration Crackdown

Quotes Madison Hardee:

“I don’t think there’s any question that this rule would have a disproportionate impact on immigrants with disabilities or really any medical condition,” said Madison Hardee, a senior policy analyst and attorney at the Center for Law and Social Policy. “It effectively creates a Catch 22 for anyone who has a medical condition, because having a medical condition and being uninsured would count against you, but having Medicaid to treat that condition would also count against you, and this would force people to make impossible decisions between their health and their immigration status.”

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