31 Jan “Lawfully Present”. . .“Permanent Resident”. . .“Deferred Action”. . . Oh my!
Do you fit into one of these categories? Trying to help someone who might? Not sure?
Depending on your immigration status, you may be eligible for health insurance benefits under the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. health care reform or ObamaCare).
Here are some excellent resources from the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) to help you figure out whether or not you, or someone you know, might be eligible:
- Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act
- “Lawfully Present” Individuals Eligible under the Affordable Care Act
- The Affordable Care Act & Mixed-Status Families
Here is additional information about: Medical Assistance Programs for Immigrants in various States.
For more information about visas, visit: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/immigrate.html.
For more information about green cards, visit: www.uscis.gov/greencard.
For general information about immigration in the United States, visit: www.uscis.gov