Insurance at risk for 200,000 foreign-born

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

This photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 and made available by Amy Jones, shows Shekhar Bastola, a SEAMAAC Bhutanese outreach worker, left, assisting Bhagawat Bastola with his immigration documents in Philadelphia. Bastola is helping Bastola with the status of his immigration documents submitted to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

More than 200,000 foreign-born people who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative stand to lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week that they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.

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