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Who is a lawfully present immigrant for health insurance purposes?

Lawfully present immigrants generally include:

  • lawful permanent residents (or “green card holders”);
  • persons fleeing persecution, including refugees and asylees;
  • other humanitarian immigrants, including those granted temporary protected status;
  • Cuban/Haitian entrants; and
  • survivors of domestic violence, trafficking, and other serious crimes.

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