DACA Participants to Have Access to ObamaCare

President announces authorization for insurance and Medicaid.

President Joe Biden announced that his administration will open Affordable Care Act coverage to enrollees in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program, created under President Obama, protects against deportation for illegal immigrants if they arrived in the U.S. by 2007 and were under the age of 16.  

These “dreamers” have been ineligible for government-subsidized health insurance programs due to not meeting the “lawful presence” caveat for coverage. The Department of Health and Human Services is working to change the criteria. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services estimates that 580,000 are still enrolled in DACA as of last year.

“They’re American in every way except for on paper,” President Biden stated in his video announcement. “We need to give Dreamers the opportunities and support they deserve.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Secretary Xavier Becerra as he oversees the Department of Health and Human Services.
  • For the president and his healthcare advisers to seek God’s guidance as they open federally subsidized insurance to DACA participants.
  • For the migrants who have lived in the U.S. for so many years in limbo under the DACA program.

Sources: Washington Times, Just The News, AP 


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