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Senate committee tackles illegal-immigrant healthcare concerns

Los Angeles Times, September 14, 2009

Key members of the Senate Finance Committee moved to quell the latest furor over President Obama's healthcare overhaul, discussing added identification and enforcement requirements intended to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving federal benefits. The concern is whether the proposals being worked out by congressional Democrats with Obama's support would make benefits available directly or indirectly to people who are in the United States illegally.