Impact of Immigration on Health Care Reform

Participants spoke about the links between immigration policy and health care reform. They noted that a high proportion of immigrants,… read more

Participants spoke about the links between immigration policy and health care reform. They noted that a high proportion of immigrants, both legal and illegal, were among the ranks of the uninsured, and that even affluent and educated immigrants were more likely to lack health insurance than “natives.” They talked about possible cultural influences on the low rates of insurance, the inclusion of immigration concerns in health care reform solutions, and the likely impact of providing health insurance to immigrants. close

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Impact of Immigration on Health Care Reform

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Program ID:
288462-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2009

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  • Aug 19, 2009 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2009 | 10:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2009 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2009 | 4:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2009 | 10:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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