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MN Temporarily Restores Some Medical Care For Non-Citizens

Click photo to hear why Governor Dayton calls this bill one of the major achievements of the 2012 Session

Minnesota’s Governor signs legislation that restores some funding for some emergency, life-saving services for the sickest Minnesotans, regardless of their citizenship status. However, the law still restricts the program from helping undocumented immigrants pay for some life-saving care. Continue Reading →

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Sen Hayden Hopeful For Undocumented Immigrant Medical Help

Click photo to watch video of Senator Jeff Hayden

Hospitals paying for undocumented immigrants cut off from state-provided dialysis and chemotherapy may get some help. Senator Jeff Hayden says Governor Mark Dayton has proposed reinstating the Emergency Medical Assistance funding. However Hayden says Republicans oppose paying for it by closing corporate tax loopholes. Continue Reading →

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Anti-Immigrant Law To Be Reevaluated Says MN GOP Leader

Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers

A law that tossed seriously ill undocumented immigrants off Emergency Medical Care will be re-evaluated promises Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Zellers. The provision in the Republican authored legislation which never had a public hearing was added to a large budget bill during a special session in July. Continue Reading →

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