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Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 12, 2011. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Immigration Healthcare
Illegal immigrants, as well as legal immigrants in the country less than five years, are not eligible for free healthcare through Medicaid. A 2007 study estimated that less than 1 percent of Medicaid spending went to healthcare for illegal immigrants. Proponents of subsidized healthcare for immigrants argue that increased access to basic preventive care will lower the demand for costly emergency care. Opponents argue that immigrants in the healthcare system run the risk of becoming "permanent patients," because they have no relatives, insurance or an established address where they can go once released. See recent immigration healthcare news
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Illegal immigrants who have been in this country for a certain amount of time (say two years) and have gained employment, paid taxes or have shown other factors which show a sincere attempt to become members of society should be allowed to remain and... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Monticello, NY
The government should not generally subsidize healthcare. However, there should be a minimal 'safety net' for people who truly cannot provide for their own healthcare, possibly at he state level, out of which illegal immigrants should only be... 4 years ago from a Republican in Flower Mound, TX
This is a public health issue. If people are sick, if it turns out they have a communicable disease, they can't be afraid to or not have access to health care. If we don't want illegal's in the country enforce the boarders and... 4 years ago from a Green in Sterling, VA
This isn't an issue of citizenship/healthcare. These are two drastically divorced issues. Either we provide services for those in need or not. country of citizenship should not matter. Many poor american "citizens" skip out on their bills... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Brooklyn, NY
Where they pay taxes in the U.S., they should have the same opportunity to purchase healthcare that any other U.S. taxpayer has. Certainly, we're stupid if we don't treat infectious diseases on our soil no matter the status of the person with... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Loughman, FL
Yes, if they begin the process of become a citizen or getting their green card or any other way to regulate that they are in fact paying taxes in a safe environment that does not automatically mean deportation; just contribution. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Woodside, NY
No, but their children should have acces if and only if they were born in
the US. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Douglassville, PA
Yes, because it will end up costing US citizens more money if they go bankrupt. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Chestnut Hill, MA
Yes, but to a point. This is a complex issue, however anyone who is paying into the system should be allowed at the minimum some basic healthcare assistance during times of dire need. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Grand Prairie, TX
Yes if they have emergency, and if their kids were born here. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Paulsboro, NJ
There is an issue of what is humane. No one should be allowed to suffer and die. We do more for stray animals than we do for most disenfranchised humans. However, the goal should be towards citizenship so that undocumented immigrants can get an education,... 4 years ago from a Democrat in South Pasadena, CA