As health insurance premiums continue to increase, access to health care has become a critical election-year issue. Elizabeth Grieco, senior demographer at the Migration Policy Institute, has compiled facts on health insurance coverage of immigrants in the United States based on recent survey data. Some key findings include:
The attached PDF provides further details and findings, as well as detailed charts and tables. Additional fact sheets on the foreign born in the U.S. workforce can be accessed at http://www.migrationpolicy.org/pubs/fact_sheets.php.