UnidosUS Hails Biden-Harris Administration’s Announcement that DACA Recipients Will Have the Opportunity to Access Needed Health Insurance through the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Washington, DC – Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the finalization of a proposed rule that allows Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) participants to buy their own insurance for the first time through the ACA marketplace and vital other health programs.

UnidosUS President and CEO Janet Murguía released the following statement:

“To ensure the public health of all Americans, everyone who resides here needs to have access to health care. The announcement today by President Biden is not only a much-needed step to help hard-working DACA recipients get health insurance, but also a step forward to better ensure the public health of all Americans. We applaud the Biden-Harris Administration for fulfilling a long-awaited pledge of greater health equity for our community.”