Democrats make it safe for illegal immigrants to use Obamacare

If Congress passes Obamacare - about a 50/50 chance at this juncture - illegal immigrants will not have to worry about anyone checking the status of their citizenship to confirm their eligibility for this entitlement.That's because House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee defeated a reasonable amendment from Nevada's Dean Heller (R) that would have "enforced income, eligibility and immigration-verification screening on all ObamaCare patients," according to Michelle Malkin in her syndicated column appearing in the New York Post: Immigration analyst James R. Edwards Jr. reported last week in National Review that "no health legislation on the table requires federal, state or local agencies -- or private institutions receiving federal funds -- to check the immigration status of health-program applicants, so some of the money distributed via Medicaid and tax credits inevitably would go to illegal aliens." Moreover, the Senate Finance Committee plan...(Read Full Post)