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Deportation fears cut rate of health care enrollment for migrants

MIAMI — The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Trump took office, many of them fearing their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the U.S. illegally, according to health advocates. Trump based his campaign on promises to stop illegal immigration and deport any immigrants in the country illegally, but many legal residents and U.S. citizens are losing their health care as a result, advocates say.

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