Survey: 70 percent of foreign-born N....

Survey: 70 percent of foreign-born N.J. adults lack health coverage

There are 9 comments on the NJ.com story from Aug 28, 2011, titled Survey: 70 percent of foreign-born N.J. adults lack health coverage. In it, NJ.com reports that:

Yolanda Quintero at her house in North Bergen. Her family recently lost its insurance and her daughter Stephanie is no longer getting therapy.

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Really

Saint Louis, MO

#1 Aug 28, 2011
Guess they should have "planned better" before coming here? There are millions of citizens without health care insurance, why should these people be treated differently? America is not the land of opportunity, I wish possible immigrants would be told the truth.
Zebra

Los Angeles, CA

#2 Aug 28, 2011
Really wrote:
Guess they should have "planned better" before coming here? There are millions of citizens without health care insurance, why should these people be treated differently? America is not the land of opportunity, I wish possible immigrants would be told the truth.
Well how about telling the illegals the truth also.
Really

Saint Louis, MO

#3 Aug 28, 2011
Oh I'm all for that, however, they're told about all the freebies they can have if they successfully make it here.
b4its2late

Bethlehem, PA

#4 Aug 28, 2011
Not for long obama will make us taxpayers pay for it. You know that change thingy he likes to push

“Liberal Teachers ruin Kids”

Since: Mar 09

Paradise Valley Arizona

#5 Aug 28, 2011
so these people dont work?
Katherine

Commack, NY

#6 Mar 17, 2014
Read the article, these "people" do work. However they barely made it by 30 dollars to qualify for the subsidized insurance.
wild child

Brooklyn, NY

#7 Mar 17, 2014
Lol
Durp durp

Union, NJ

#8 Mar 18, 2014
If you idiots took the time to research the article after reading the entire thing, you would notice that these people are naturalized citizens and not illegals.

With that being said, it's hard to have sympathy for these people being that your ancestors arrived here years ago if not centuries.

To put it into broader perspective, the truly republican states which are mostly southern and Midwest, ingest more in federal benefits and government assistance than they do paying federal taxes. Meaning less people are employed and paying taxes and more are leeching off the government handouts. Please research a topic before making dumb comments.

Also news flash: emergency visits for the uninsured have been paid by us via taxes for decades.
USA

El Paso, TX

#9 Mar 20, 2014
Katherine wrote:
Read the article, these "people" do work. However they barely made it by 30 dollars to qualify for the subsidized insurance.
They work part time. Maybe it's time to look for a better job, just like the rest of us.

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