Statement for the Record on DACA Health Care Rule

This joint statement for the record from CLASP, the American Academy of Pediatrics, First Focus On Children, Georgetown Center for Children and Families,  Kids In Need of Defense, The Children’s Partnership, and the Young Center on Immigrant Children’s Rights was submitted to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services for a hearing entitled “Why Expanding Medicaid to DACA Recipients Will Exacerbate the Border Crisis.” The statement outlines the positive impacts of the DACA health care rule on the health and wellbeing of immigrant youth, including DACA recipients and their children, SIJ-approved applicants, and other vulnerable children.

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