Immigration Law

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Mass. high court victory for immigrants who sued because of health coverage exclusion
Posted on 6 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The state’s highest court has handed a victory to legal immigrants in Massachusetts who sued because they were excluded from subsidized health coverage. The Supreme Judicial Court said that the law excluding the immigrants “violates... Read More

CA1 OKs Maine's Withdrawal of Medical Benefits to LPRs Under PRWORA
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal appeals court has ruled that Maine did not run afoul of the Constitution by ending state-funded medical care for some legal aliens who are ineligible for Medicaid. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held Monday that the class... Read More

Mass. Supreme Judicial Court on PRWORA
Posted on 6 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this case, we apply strict scrutiny to a legislative appropriation that denied State subsidies for the purchase of health insurance to a category of noncitizen immigrants lawfully residing in the Commonwealth (qualified aliens). Under the... Read More