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California Ignores Its Own History to Give Illegal Immigrants Medicaid

Posted on AllSides January 23rd, 2024
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Immigration, Illegal Immigrants, Medicaid, California
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The state already has seen the budget-busting effects of expanding coverage but is now doubling down.

Free health care for illegal immigrants -- what could go wrong?

California taxpayers are about to find out. Starting January 1, the Golden State began offering Medicaid coverage to more than 700,000 illegal immigrants, the latest and by far the largest such program in the country. Yet other states have recognized that this new handout will see spiraling enrollment and mounting red ink. It’s Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion all over again -- a massive entitlement that gouges taxpayers more with every...

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