Biden administration expands healthcare coverage for Daca recipients

New rule allows Dreamers to access healthcare coverage through Affordable Care Act marketplaces for first time

The Biden administration on Friday finalized a rule that would expand healthcare coverage for immigrants who came to the US as children and are shielded from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as Daca.

Under the new rule, recipients of the Obama-era Daca program would be newly eligible to access health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act marketplaces for the first time.

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