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NewsFlash: October 31, 2007

Immigration’s impact on health insurance coverage

Today’s Snapshot, by EPI economist Heidi Shierholz, counters any claim that the growth of uninsured people in America, now up to 47 million, is driven by immigration.  In it, Shierholtz compares health insurance coverage rates to illustrate that less than one tenth of the increase in the number of uninsured can be attributed to immigration.

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