Sanders: Obamacare for illegal immigrants


Bernie Sanders unveiled his "Families First" immigration plan Tuesday, promising more executive action to halt deportations and Obamacare elgibility for illegal immigrants.

"As we gather with our loved ones to give thanks, we should reflect on the fact that not all families will be so lucky," the Vermont senator said in a statement. "We cannot forget about the aspiring Americans who continue to live in the shadows… We have an obligation to enact policies that unite families, not tear them apart."

The new plan, positioned to the left of front-runner Hillary Clinton's, would allow immigrants to purchase healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act and issue whistleblower visas to illegal workers who report employer violations.

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