Aliens fear deportation, drop health care

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:22 a.m.
Updated: January 22, 2018 at 2:22 a.m.

In this Dec. 27, 2017, photo, legal U.S. resident Maria Ana Pina listens to a Spanish language help line while she signs up for the Affordable Care Act at the Community Council offices in Dallas. Since President Donald Trump took office a year ago, the number of Latino immigrants accessing public health services and enrolling in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially, according to health advocates across the country. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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 Donald Trump took office, according to health advocates across the country.

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