Expansion of health insurance in California unlikely to act as magnet for undocumented immigration.

@article{Yang2007ExpansionOH,
  title={Expansion of health insurance in California unlikely to act as magnet for undocumented immigration.},
  author={Joshua S Yang and Steven P. Wallace},
  journal={Policy brief},
  year={2007},
  volume={PB2007-7},
  pages={1-6}
}
Expansion of health care coverage has risen to the top of the legislative agenda in California. One question within the health care reform debate is whether expanding health insurance to all Californians will attract new undocumented immigrants who would come primarily for those benefits. A review of studies on immigration and public benefits suggests that the net attraction of any major expansion of health insurance in California would be minor in comparison to the existing attractions of jobs… CONTINUE READING

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