Biden under fire for plan to extend ObamaCare eligibility to illegal immigrants

By Mike Fishmore | May 8, 2024

Undocumented immigrants

The Biden administration's recent decision to extend ObamaCare eligibility to tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants is encountering opposition from Republicans in Congress. Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., is taking action to halt what she views as a measure that encourages illegal immigration.

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She is introducing a resolution to disapprove of a rule unveiled last week, which would permit undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children and are protected under an Obama-era order to qualify for ObamaCare. 

Access ObamaCare

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The administration's announcement stated that individuals enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program can now access ObamaCare through and state-based marketplaces.