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Easier Access to Healthcare for Undocumented Residents – Groundbreaking Senate Decision!

Maryland Senate Approves “Access to Care Act” Benefiting Undocumented Residents

Immigrant Communities and Advocates Celebrate Progress Towards Easier Access to Healthcare

According to MARYLAND MATTERS, Maryland’s Senate recently said yes to the “Access to Care Act,” which makes it easier for undocumented people to buy easier access to healthcare. This makes immigrant communities and their supporters happy. Now the bill just needs the governor’s approval after already passing in the House. People who like the bill say it shows Maryland cares about everyone getting easier to access healthcare.

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(PHOTO: Maryland Matters)

Bipartisan Bill Aims to Improve Easier Access to Healthcare for Immigrants Amidst Political Debate

The bill brought by Senators Antonio Hayes and Clarence K. Lam, wants to help immigrants with their healthcare no matter their papers. But some Republican senators don’t like it because they worry it might encourage more illegal immigration. Still those who support the bill say it’s good for everyone because it helps lessen the burden on hospitals and makes sure more people have health insurance. It’s seen as a way to make easier access to healthcare better and more affordable for everyone in Maryland showing the state’s commitment to taking care of its people.

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